Armed gang attacks matatu passengers in Lucky Summer, steal valuables

Kenya news, Residents in Lucky Summer estate. PHOTO | FILE

An armed gang on Tuesday morning commandeered a matatu, attacked passengers as well as stole their valuables at Lucky Summer estate in Ruaraka, Nairobi.

The gang, which was described by witnesses as comprising of young men as well as women, entered the 33-seater matatu as the item was about to leave for the city centre as well as took vantage positions.

They shot within the air as well as immediately began demanding valuables— including mobile phones, money as well as even eye glasses.

The early morning incident happened around 6.30am as well as saw pedestrians sucked up within the incident as the robbers stabbed anyone who stood in their way as they fled.

NTV reporter Steve Juma, who arrived at the scene moments after the attack, said several passengers who were injured were taken to hospital.

“I can see blood stains inside the bus, people are traumatised around here,” he said.

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Armed gang attacks matatu passengers in Lucky Summer, steal valuables

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