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Gang Attacks Kenyan Casino

Police in Kenya say at least seven people are dead after gang attacked a casino in the coastal town of Malindi and clashed with police.

Authorities say police shot dead six attackers who stormed the Malindi Casino shortly after midnight Thursday. One police officer was also killed.

Provincial police chief Aggrey Adoli said authorities have arrested four of the attackers and were looking for others.

The attackers are suspected members of the separatist Mombasa Republican Council, which has been blamed for a series of recent attacks.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and AFP.