KDF soldier shoots dead three relatives, kills self


A Kenya Defence Forces soldier has committed suicide after shooting to death three relatives at Jua Kali area in Eldoret.

The man is said to have driven himself from Gilgil, Nakuru County to Eldoret, a distance of 195.9 kilometres.

When he reached his family’s home on Tuesday morning at about 5.30am, he opened fire on his two uncles and a woman who lives in the homestead.

He then turned the gun on himself.

Eldoret West police boss Zacharia Bittok said the motive of the killing has not been established but investigations are ongoing.


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