One person killed in Kenyan coast explosions

Posted by admin | Posted in Politics | Posted on 31-03-2012-05-2008


Nurses attend to a victim from a blast at the Coast General Hospital in the Kenyan coastal town of MombasaMOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) – Two blasts in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa and a nearby town killed one person and wounded more than 20 on Saturday, the latest in a string of attacks to hit the east African country since it sent troops into neighboring Somalia. Up until now, attacks had centered on the capital, Nairobi, and near the border with Somalia following its deployment of troops last October. Saturday’s blasts were the first in Mombasa, a popular holiday destination with locals and foreigners, since Kenya began its mission to fight Islamist rebels north of the border. …

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