Militants removed Christians from the bus and shot them to death.
Militants removed Christians from the bus and shot them to death.
Dec 26, 2019 • Kenya

Ten Killed in Bus Attack

Gunmen killed 10 people, mostly workers from Nairobi, aboard a bus in northern Kenya on Dec. 6. The Islamist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack on the passengers, many of whom were traveling to job sites in Mandera, a city on the Somalia-Ethiopia border. The attackers allowed ethnic Somalis, assumed to be Muslim, to stay aboard the bus, while ordering all non-Muslims, assumed to be Christians, to exit the bus and then shooting them. Police arrested suspects, including the bus driver, but a VOM worker said there is no certainty that anyone will be prosecuted. “Please remember all the Christians living in northern Kenya during this month, as many will be traveling back home for Christmas,” the VOM worker wrote. “Pastors in the area are concerned and worried. They know Christians are targeted at this time of the year.”

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