Three armed robbers were this morning shot dead in Tena area, Nairobi.
Buru Buru DCI Jeremiah Ikiao said the suspects were spotted in a silver Toyota Axio by officers from Kayole police station, who began to pursue them.
Ikiao said the officers alerted their colleagues who joined them to track the suspects.
The police boss said one AK 47 rifle, a Tokalev pistol, a magazine, three bullets and motor vehicle number plates (KBY 087L) were recovered during the 3 am operation.
Also recovered were several vehicle ignition keys, seven motor vehicle switches and four mobile phones.
But he noted that one of the suspects, armed with another AK 47, rifle escaped on foot.
The bodies have been taken to the City Mortuary for identification and autopsy.