Kenyan Troops Fire on Civilians in Crackdown


Security forces shot and injured at least 10 people in the northeastern town of Garissa during protests against a crackdown. Residents have accused security officers of harassing them without justified cause in their search for the killers of three soldiers.
  • Kenya:  Tension Runs High in Garissa Town

    The Star, 19 November 2012

    At least 10 people have been shot and injured in Garissa after KDF soldiers reportedly shot indiscriminately at protesters who were trying to block military vehicles along Kismayu ... read more »

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  • Kenya:  Maalim - Garissa Looks Like a Scene From Syria

    Capital FM, 20 November 2012

    Lagdera MP Farah Maalim has accused security agencies of deploying excessive force while trying to restore calm in Garissa following the shooting of three Kenya Defence Forces ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Violence Erupts in Garissa

    The Star, 20 November 2012

    Several people have been wounded in fresh violence in Garissa . Police are now engaging gangs in running battles as the riots enter day two after the killing of three KDF soldiers. ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Police Arrest More People Over Killings in Garissa

    Shabelle Media Network, 17 November 2012

    Kenyan police detained dozens of suspected terrorists alleged killing of two police officers in northern Kenyan town of Garissa in the latest attacks to hit the restive region on ... read more »

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  • Kenya:  Three KDF Soldiers Shot Dead in Garissa

    The Star, 20 November 2012

    Security has been beefed up in Garissa following the killing of three KDF soldiers yesterday. Violence and riots erupted in the region after the incident, Several streets were ... read more »

Kenyan soldiers of the African Union Mission in Somalia are pictured inside their armoured personnel carrier on the grounds of Kismayo University, southern Somalia.

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