24 September 2013

Kenya: Mombasa Swoop On 'Terrorists'

New evidence emerging in the Westgate Mall assault suggests the shooters rented a shop weeks before carrying out the attack, officials told BBC. ( Resource: Report: Westgate Mall Shooters Rented Shop Before Siege )

POLICE in Mombasa have said they have arrested a number of suspects previously linked to terrorism activities. Mombasa police chief Henry Ondiek yesterday said police are on high alert and keenly following activities of a number of people.

Speaking to the Star on phone, Ondiek said police have received intelligence reports from members of the public on suspicious characters. He declined to issue details of the people under watch.

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