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At least 26 killed in Kenyan coastal town attack
« on: June 16, 2014, 12:48:13 AM »
MOMBASA, Kenya: At least 26 people were killed when some 50 insurgents flying black Islamist flags swept into a Kenyan coastal town firing guns in an unprecedented attack, a local government official said Monday.

"So far we have collected over 26 bodies and taken them to the mortuary, but we are still looking for more," Benson Maisori, deputy commissioner for the district, told AFP. The town of Mpeketoni was reported calm Monday, the morning after the attack.

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Re: At least 26 killed in Kenyan coastal town attack
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2014, 01:11:21 AM »
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Kenya's top police commander, David Kimaiyo, also said that the gunmen attacked a bank. The assault came late Sunday night as town residents were watching World Cup matches on TV. Authorities blamed al-Shabab, Somalia's al-Qaida-linked terror group.


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