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Kenya attack: More bodies found, toll could rise
16 June 2014, 08:39
Mombasa - At least 34 people have been confirmed killed in an attack by suspected Shabaab militants from Somalia on a Kenyan coastal town, official sources said on Monday.
"More bodies have been found and what we have now is 34," a local police official said, signalling the toll could rise further because "the search for more bodies is still underway".
The Kenyan Red Cross also confirmed 34 people had died.
A Somali Islamist insurgent takes position in a street of the Tarbunka area of Mogadishu. Shabaab insurgents are responsible for the killing of thousands of Somali civilians. (AFP, File picture)
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