Radical Muslim Cleric Shot Dead in Kenya


Mombasa cleric Abubaker Shariff Ahmed, has been killed in the wake of the Likoni church attack and renewed talk of a shoot-to-kill order to deal with terrorism in the country.

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Photo: Capital FM

Abubaker Shariff Ahmed, on the left, has been shot dead.