Gunmen kill Kenyan Muslim cleric: police

Posted: October 24, 2013 in Current Affairs, World Affairs
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MOMBASA :Gunmen in Kenya killed four people including a Muslim cleric in a drive-by shooting, police said Friday, an attack likely to inflame tensions in the key port city of Mombasa.

Radical preachers have said the killing was an “execution” by the police, claims the force has denied.

Slain cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Ismail was viewed as the successor to Aboud Rogo Mohammed, a controversial preacher accused of links to Somalia’s Shabaab insurgents, who was himself assassinated in a similar drive-by shooting in August 2012.

Rogo’s killing sparked days of deadly rioting in Mombasa, with protestors accusing security forces of carrying out the killing, claims they denied.

The deaths follow attacks last month by the Shabaab, who launched a deadly assault on an upmarket Nairobi shopping mall, killing at least 67 people in a four-day bloodbath.

The Islamists have since threatened “rivers of blood” would flow in fresh attacks if Kenya does not pull its troops out of Somalia.

Local police chief Julius Wanjohi confirmed the killing of four men late on Thursday, and appealed to the public for information.

Salim Abdi was the only person in the car to survive the attack.

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