•An officer who sought anonymity said police are on high alert with security beefed up across the county.
•Members of the public have been urged to stay alert and report suspicious activities in their midst to the nearby police station.
Three people have been killed in Nyakach, Kisumu county after a suicide bomber detonated himself.
The victims, a man and wife, aged 55 years died during the blasts on Tuesday evening at about 5pm. The attacker died on the spot.
The victims’ daughter sustained injuries and is admitted in a hospital.
Sources within police said the bomber is a returnee from Al-shaabab terrorist group.
“He used locally made explosive which he had tied around his waist,” the police said.
Two years ago, the attacker tried to kill his 16-year-old girlfriend in their rented house at Katito town over alleged infidelity.
He suspected that the girlfriend was being seduced by other men.
According to police, the bomber had made an explosive and left it in the house. It exploded and injured the girlfriend.
The attacker, an orphan and class 5 dropout is said to have left home more than 5 years ago for Mombasa where he joined Al-shaabab and later came back.
An officer who sought anonymity said police are on high alert with security beefed up across the county.
Members of the public have been urged to stay alert and report suspicious activities in their midst to the nearby police station.
Police, however, assured the public of the security and safety after the terror-related incident.
By: The Star