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Militants Divide Kenya Miners by Religion, Then Begin Killing

posted on December 4, 2014

Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times reports on Somali militants who separated Christians out of a group of Kenyan miners and killed them near a gravel pit. The Muslims in the group were spared. “Innocent Kenyan lives have been lost, in a most harrowing manner, to these animals,” Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, said. Shabab, a militant group and an affiliate of Al Qaeda’s southern Somali operation, took responsibility for the slayings.

Read at The New York Times