Al-Shabaab kills 6 in Kenya border town

2016-10-06 17:10
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Nairobi - The governor of the Kenya-Somalia border county of Mandera says six people died in an attack by suspected Islamic extremists.

Governor Ali Roba militants attacked a residential plot around the area of Bulla public works early on Thursday.

Roba says the militants were targeting 33 non-Muslims residing in a residential block. Roba says a timely response by security forces ensured that lives were saved.

Kenya has experienced a wave of attacks from Somali-based extremists and al-Qaeda's affiliate in the region, al-Shabaab.

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