NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Kenyan police on Monday arrested
another woman over alleged links to the attack by three women at
a police station in the port city of Mombasa on Sept. 11.
Detectives from anti-terrorism police and paramilitary police
raided the house of the suspect in the port city of Mombasa in
Three female attackers were killed by police when they
stormed the Mombasa Central Police Station last Sunday. One
woman threw a petrol bomb and another stabbed two officers with
a knife in the attack.
Police said the woman was in contact with the female
"We are holding another suspect we believe was also involved
in the attack," Mombasa urban police boss Lucas Ogara told
Her arrest brings the number of those arrested in connection
with the attack to five.
"All of them are in custody, including three women of Somali
origin, accused of allegedly harbouring terrorists.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but
Somalia-based Islamist group Al-Shabaab has carried out several
bloody attacks in Kenya in recent years, including the April
2015 attack at Garissa University, which killed more than 140
More arrests made over Kenyan police station attack
(Xinhua) -- Kenya’s anti-terrorism police on
Wednesday arrested three female terror suspects behind the
police station attack in Mombasa on Sept. 11.
The police suspected the three to be
accomplices of the three women who were shot dead during a
foiled attack at the central police station in Mombasa.
They were classmates of one of the
attackers, police said.
Seven people have already been
arrested in connection with the attack.