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Police looking for a gang that carjacked two matatus in Buruburu

Police are looking for a gang that carjacked two matatus in Buruburu area and robbed passengers of their valuables and cash.

The matatus were ferrying passengers from the city centre to Umoja and Buruburu when they were attacked by men armed with pistols and knives. V

ictims and police say the first bus was attacked near Burma Market along Jogoo Road when men who had posed as passengers struck and demanded cash, rings and other valuables.

After they had exhausted their mission, they alighted along Jogoo Road and attacked another matatu by also grabbing cash and other valuables from the passengers and crew.

The attackers later alighted to a dark alley near Buruburu and no arrest has been made. The crew of both buses are being held for interrogation as the hunt on the men goes on.

This is the latest such incident to happen in two weeks where passengers have been attacked and robbed in the city.

-Cyrus Ombati

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