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Kenyan Radio Amateur, Mother Die in Apparent Robbery


Jagjeet Singh Virdee, 5Z4GB, died August 29 after he and his 70-year-old mother were shot and killed outside their residence in Kericho County, Kenya, by five men armed with automatic weapons. He was 50. The attackers got away with a wallet and a pistol, according to one local news account. Singh Virdee, who also held the call sign 5H3JS in Tanzania, was reported to be a prominent Asian businessman who operated Kabianga Tea Factory in Kenya. — The Daily DX