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Gunmen Kill 2 in Kenyan Church

  • Kenyan police men walk past members of the public standing behind the cordoned off area outside the church where gunmen attacked worshippers while attending a church service, Mombasa, Kenya, March 23, 2014.
  • Plainclothes and uniformed Kenyan policemen inspect the scene of an attack by gunmen on worshippers while attending a church service, Mombasa, Kenya, March 23, 2014.
  • A Kenyan policeman walks past blood stains on the floor of a church after an attack by gunmen on worshippers, Mombasa, Kenya,  March 23, 2014.
  • A medic attends to an injured man, a victim from an attack on a church by gunmen, at the Coast General Hospital, Mombasa, Kenya, March 23, 2014.
  • A man injured from an attack by gunmen who opened fire in a church, recovers at the Coast General Hospital in Mombasa, Kenya, March 23, 2014.

Gunmen Kill 2 in Kenyan Church

VOA News
Gunmen entered a church service in coastal Kenya Sunday and opened fire on worshippers, killing two people and wounding others.
 
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Witnesses said blood-spattered Bibles and overturned chairs lay strewn across the church floor after the attack near the port city of Mombasa.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the al-Qaida-linked Somali militant group al-Shabab and its Kenya sympathizers have been blamed for similar attacks.

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