Shabaab kills six 'Christians' in northeast Kenya

Six people have been killed in a suspected attack by Shabaab militants on a residential compound in the northeastern Kenyan province of ManderaSomalia’s Islamist Shabaab militants on Thursday claimed an attack on a residential compound in the restive northeastern Kenyan town of Mandera that left six “Christians” dead, according to their Telegram account. The statement said the attack in the early hours of Thursday was “planned… and killed Christians” in the Kenyan region which is mainly inhabited by ethnic Somali Muslims. The attack targeted a gated residential building which mainly housed non-locals, less than a kilometre (0.6 miles) from the volatile Somalia border town of Beled Hawa.

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