Kenya: Three Muslima terrorists shot dead by police

THREE robed women have been shot dead after tricking their way into a police station, stabbing an officer and setting fire to the building with a petrol bomb, an officer and a witness said on Sunday.

The city of Mombasa, with a large Muslim population on the coast of Kenya, has been targeted by Islamist militants in recent years although the frequency of attacks have subsided.

Under the pretext of reporting a stolen phone, the women walked into the police station on Saturday morning, a knife and petrol bomb concealed in their traditional Buibui robes.

Patterson Maelo, Mombasa County Police Commander, said: “While being questioned by officers, one drew a knife and the other threw a petrol bomb at the police officers