Several Arrested for Deadly Kenyan Church Blasts


At least 30 people have been arrested in connection with their involvement in the deadly gun and grenade attacks on churches in Garissa.

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  • Kenya:  Locals May Be Behind Garissa Attack - ATPU

    The Star, 3 July 2012

    ANTI-terrorism investigators have ruled out the involvement of al-Shabaab in the Sunday attacks on two churches in Garissa. read more »

  • Kenya:  Tighten Security for Worshippers, Demands NCCK

    Capital FM, 2 July 2012

    The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) has called on the government to urgently beef up security in all places of worship. read more »

  • Kenya:  17 Killed in Garissa Attack

    The Star, 2 July 2012

    In an attack that smacks of the Boko Haram terror group in Northern Nigeria, heavily armed men yesterday stormed two churches in Garissa town killing 17 people including two police ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Several Killed in Multiple Church Attacks

    Capital FM, 1 July 2012

    At least 10 people have been shot dead and dozens others seriously injured in two separate attacks on churches in Garissa town during Sunday morning services. read more »

  • Kenya:  Blood Appeal for Garissa Blast Victims

    The Star, 1 July 2012

    The Kenya Redcross is appealing for blood for the victims of the grenade attack in the two churches in Garissa. Any willing donor can go to the Provincial General Hospital and ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Clerics Blame State for Church Attacks

    The Star, 1 May 2012

    THE government was yesterday asked to issue a clear statement on the terrorist attacks targeting Christians in churches. The Kenya Gospel Ministers Association said it needs an ... read more »

Photo: The Star

One of the injured being rushed to hospital: The country has suffered a spate of gun, grenade and bomb attacks since sending troops into southern Somalia last October.

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