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By Tajuddin
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Mombasa,Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least five Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers were injured after their vehicle was hit by Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the coastal town of Lamu on Tuesday. Regional police commander Francis Wanjohi said the military tanker ran over an IED alleg...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 22nd, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Police in Kenya’s port city of Mombasa on Thursday shot and killed two men they said were wanted fighters belonging to the Somali al Shabaab group, a senior officer said. The two, who had been under surveillance for two months, were killed after p...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan military personnel have killed four suspected al Shabaab fighters after a fierce shootout in a forest on the north coast, a government official said on Tuesday. Monday’s shooting between the security forces and the Somali Islamist militia oc...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least three men were killed in a village in Kenya’s coastal Lamu county in the early hours of Sunday during a raid by suspected Islamist militants, police and officials said. At least five gunmen who spoke Somali came to Pandanguo village, sea...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 22nd, 2015
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Nairobi , Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Christian leaders hailed Muslims for their bravery and selflessness Tuesday after they shielded Christians from suspected al-Shabab gunmen who attacked a passenger bus. The gunmen sprayed the bus with bullets Monday, killing two. But when they asked t...
By Tajuddin
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May 15th, 2015
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Garissa, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan police have killed two Al-Shabaab suspects who had attacked a police camp in Hamey, Garissa County near the Kenya-Somalia border on Tuesday night. Garissa divisional police commander Raphael Kimilu said about 15 gunmen engaged the police in a fierc...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 1st, 2015
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Mombasa (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Gunmen attacked a truck carrying Kenyan soldiers near the border with Somalia on Thursday, seriously wounding three of them, police said, in an assault that bore the hallmarks of Somalia’s Islamist militant group al Shabaab. Attacks on civilians and secur...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 14th, 2014
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Nairobi ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – On Thursday, social media was abuzz with news of Mamta Kulkarni’s arrest. Reportedly, the yesteryear actress was taken into custody by the Kenyan police, along with husband Vijay ‘Vicky’ Goswami, on charges of drug trafficking. Former Bollywood actress...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 14th, 2014
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Nairobi ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- A Kenyan suspected of killing tourists in the coastal city of Mombasa in July was shot and killed on Sunday by police in a raid at his home, police said. In two separate incidents, a Russian female tourist and later a Ugandan male and a German female tourist were sh...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 25th, 2014
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Mombasa (DIPLOMAT)- A German female tourist was Thursday evening shot dead by unknown gunmen who escaped without stealing anything from her in Old Town Mombasa. Her partner, believed to be Ugandan, was wounded in the attack and rushed to hospital following the 5.30pm incident. The deceased was shot a...