Migori: Form 4 Boy Shot Dead while Returning Home from Shop

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  • Anthony Macharia, 17, was caught in the midst of a nasty police crossfire in Migori on Tuesday, July 2
  • The law enforcers were out to repulse the anti-government protesters at whom they shot tear gas and live rounds
  • Anthony’s family linked the fatal attack with the officers attached to the Isebania Police Station

Kai Eli, a journalist at TUKO.co.ke, brings more than three years of experience covering politics and current affairs in Kenya.

A Form 4 student is among the casualties of the violent anti-government protests that broke out across the country on Tuesday, July 2.

Seventeen-year-old Anthony Macharia met his tragic end while returning from shopping ahead of his return to school following the recent mid-term break.

The youngster was slated to return to school to prepare for his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations.

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He was a finalist at Isebania Boys Secondary School.

His mother, Miriam Patrick, told Citizen TV she was informed of the tragedy via phone.

“I received a call, and from the other end, someone asked if I was Anthony’s mother. I was told he was lying after being shot through his chest,” she recalled.

The deceased’s sister said her brother was excited to go back to school, oblivious to the imminent tragedy.

“He had gone to do some shopping before going back to school today (Tuesday) evening. He was excited to be going back to prepare for his final examinations. Unfortunately they shot him he is no more,” said a tearful Teresia Mnangi, Anthony’s sister.

Source: TUKO.co.ke

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