four churches in the Kenyan city of Mombasa on Monday after unknown gunmen shot
dead a Muslim cleric accused by the United States of helping Islamist militants
in neighbouring Somalia.
advocating the radicalisation and recruitment of non-Somali Africans by the al
Shabaab militant group, was shot dead on Monday and buried shortly afterwards.
importing illegal weapons.
occupants. Unknown gunmen attacked his vehicle … sprayed it with bullets and
killed him on the spot,” Robert Kitur, deputy police chief for the region
trailing him for a while.”
disperse protesters in Mombasa, Kenya’s main port city and a popular tourist
destination. The city has a high population of Muslims.
linking Mombasa to Mali, another tourist town, and burnt tyres to prevent cars
from using the road.
slogans in Arabic before they were dispersed with teargas.
the city, breaking chairs and turning an altar upside down.
streets usually full of shoppers and foreign tourists as many people barricaded
They have shot him dead. They imposed on him terrorism charges, arrested and
charged him, now they fear the court will release him, and have decided to end
his life,” Suleiman Athman, a Muslim youth taking part in the