Terror Attacks in Kenya's Lamu Town

Dozens of people have been reported dead in the coastal town of Lamu after gunmen hijacked two vans and started shooting people indiscriminately, according to police.
Photo: Capital FM

At least 27 people dead following terror attacks in Lamu (file photo).

  • Kenya:  Islamist Militants Suspected in Deadly Attack in Coastal Town

    Deutsche Welle, 16 June 2014

    Dozens of people have been killed in an attack attributed to Islamist extremists in a small Kenyan coastal town. This was just the latest in a series of attacks to hit the African ... read more »

  • Kenya:  At Least 27 Dead in Mpeketoni Terror Attack

    Capital FM, 16 June 2014

    The death toll following the attack in Mpeketoni, Lamu rose to 27 on Monday morning after more bodies were discovered. read more »

  • Kenya:  Al Shabaab Kill More Than 26 in Mpeketoni, Lamu County

    The Star, 16 June 2014

    A mob of armed gunmen linked to the Somalia's Al shabaab militia have shot dead more than 26 people in a night of terror in Mpeketoni town 300kms from Mombasa. read more »

  • Kenya:  Developing Story - Police Battle Gunmen in Mpeketoni

    The Star, 15 June 2014

    Explosions and gunfire have been reported in Mpeketoni area in Lamu county. Unconfirmed reports say that a police station and two hotels are under attack by unknown gunmen. Kenya ... read more »