Fierce exchange of fire at Ruto's house as elite cops enter home

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 VIOLATED Kenya's Vice President William Ruto

Rift Valley regional coordinator Wanyama Musiambo and Uasin Gishu county commissioner Abdi Hassan are among security chiefs at the scene.

Residents watch from a distance as police officer continue with a security operation at DP William Ruto's Sugoi home following an attack on Saturday, July 29.

The deputy president is the second most guarded government official in the country after the president and his home is usually under a 24-hour watch by the paramilitary police officers.

Ruto departed for a rally in Kitale town a few minutes before the incident, the Standard said.

Local television stations reported earlier that gunmen were behind the attack on the home of William Ruto.

"The injured officer is undergoing treatment and is in stable condition".

The news outlet added that police had cordoned off the building. "Specialist officers have been deployed to deal with the intruder".

The motive of the attack is still unclear.

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto and his wife Rachael are escorted as they walk to their home in Sugoi village near Eldoret, Kenya, in this photo taken August 4, 2010.

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