The Left Party leader in Stockholm City Council, Ann-Margarethe Livh, was the other Swede in the car, according to media reports, she suffered chest wounds in the attack, but was conscious and her injuries are not thought to be life threatening. She is now receiving medical care in a hospital in Nairobi.
According to Swedish Radio News a total of four Swedes may have been involved in the attack.
SVT report that the Swedes were only accompanied by a local police officer. He was also killed.
A local journalist told Radio Sweden that the Swedes were attacked just after leaving the local university where Livh was due to speak.