British man in ICU after being petrol bombed in Kenya

2016-05-10 12:34


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Kilifi - A British man is reportedly in intensive care after he was petrol bombed by a group of suspected squatters in Kilifi County, Kenya.

The suspects hurled a petrol bomb inside his car and left him to burn.

The incident happened on Saturday during a protest against white landowners in the region.

David Taylor, whose family was reported to have lived in Kilifi for over a century, sustained severe burns and was admitted to the Mombass Hospital Intensive Care Unit.

The Star reported that the attack came just a few hours after police destroyed houses owned by squatters who had encroached on Taylor's neighbour’s land.

According to the Standard, the protesting squatters also tried to burn down a hotel under construction after attacking Taylor.

Such racially-motivated attacks had not been reported in the country before.

Read more on:    kenya  |  racism  |  east africa

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