Muslims help others when extremists attack bus in Kenya

(MENAFN- Asia Times) In a previous attack in Mandera County last year al-Shabab gunmen killed 28 non-Muslims from this bus

Two people died in the attacks on Monday in northern Mandera County when gunmen believed to be Somalia’s al-Shabab rebels shot at a bus and truck headed for Mandera town North Eastern Regional Coordinator Mohamud Saleh said.

The bus was from travelling from the capital city Nairobi with 60 passengers when it was stopped at Papa City by a group of Islamic militants who shot the windscreen witnesses said.

Some of the Muslim passengers gave non-Muslims head scarfs to try and conceal their identities when the bus stopped probably remembering a previous attack in the same region last year when al-Shabab gunmen killed 28 non-Muslims from a bus Abdrirahman Hussien a 28-year-old teacher said.

An extremist entered the bus and ordered everyone to get out and form two separate groups of non-Muslims and Muslims said Hussein. One person a non-Muslim decided to run and was shot in the back and died he said. He said several non-Muslims managed to group with the Muslims. Read More

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