US, Britain condemn Mandera quarry massacre
SEE ALSO :The unseen war - Part 2The UK’s Minister for Africa, Mr James Duddridge said he was appalled by the attacks in the area as he sent his condolences to the families and loved ones of those who died. “There is no place for such senseless acts of violence in our societies. The UK continues to stand by the Kenyan government both in the fight against terrorism and in its efforts to bring to justice those responsible for these barbaric acts, in accordance with international law”. The attackers separated Muslims from non-Muslims and shot the Christians dead, residents and police said. They shot dead 34 and beheaded two. The victims were lined-up, and shot in the head, at close range. Others were shot in the legs after they allegedly tried to escape from the attackers. Witnesses said the victims were caught after midnight, while sleeping in their tents at the quarry.
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