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Three killed by suspected Islamic militia in Kenya

Three killed by suspected Islamic militia in Kenya

Kenya

Suspected Al-Shabaab militia have killed at least three people in fresh attacks in Kenya’s coastal town of Lamu on Sunday, according to police.

It is reported that five attackers who were heavily armed came to Pandanguo village searching for men. They interrogated them and shot some of them, according to one man who sustained injuries.

The attacker spoke in Somali as reported by the same person.

The attack resembles one of those executed by the al Shabaab

Mombasa County Commissioner, Nelson Marwa, said investigations are underway as he linked the attack to the previous intrusion by the fighters.

“The attack resembles one of those executed by the al Shabaab,” he said.

Major security operations to flush out the militia group are still underway in the area.

In 2014, at least 60 people were killed by Al-Shabaab militia during an operation that targeted non-muslims in the same area.

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