Islamists Kill 28 Christians in Kenya
by BosNewsLife Africa Service
"...When the bus got stuck in the mud, some ten militants reportedly gathered the prisoners outside before carrying out the executions. They then fled to Somalia.
"'The non-Somalis were ordered to read some verses of [Islam's] holy Koran [book]...," recalled passenger Ahmed Mahatsaid. "Those who failed to read were ordered to lie down. One by one they were shot in the head at point blank range."
"Three people who were due to be killed were apparently spared after managing to successfully recite some of the verses.
"Some, "28 innocent travellers" including 19 men and nine women, "were brutally executed by al-Shabaab," complained regional police chief Noah Mwavinda.
"The Mandera region has been flooded with weapons due to its proximity to Somalia, where al-Shabaab has been fighting to topple the government, and Ethiopia, whose armed Oromo Liberation Front has made incursions into Kenya..."