Nairobi amok case
Date April 14, 1956
Location(s) Nairobi, British Kenya
Killed 4
Injured 8
Weapon(s) Machete

During the night of April 14, 1956 a man killed four people and wounded eight others on a train travelling between Mombasa and Nairobi, British Kenya. For 15 minutes the man, who supposedly was from Tanganyika, attacked people with a bush-knife and a dagger, while several passengers jumped out of windows and doors. He was eventually trapped between two coaches and subdued.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]


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