Man shot dead outside US Embassy in Kenya after knife attack

Nairobi, Kenya (CNN)A police officer shot and killed a man who stabbed him as he stood guard outside the US Embassy in Nairobi Thursday, authorities said.

“The officer fired back in self-defense and managed to kill (the attacker). My officer is in hospital in a stable condition. The victim died on the spot,” Vitalis Otieno, the Gigiri division commanding officer of the Nairobi Police, told CNN.

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