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03 Jan 2020

Three killed in bus attack

Gunmen have attacked a bus in Kenya — close to the Somali border — killing three people, local officials say.

Two other people sustained injuries in yesterday’s targeted attack and are receiving treatment at local clinics.

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A Kenyan police officer near the scene of the attack
(Credit: Reuters)

The bus was travelling from Mombasa and came under attack in Lamu County, when heavily armed men stopped it and sprayed it with bullets.

The identity of the gunmen is unknown but the Somalia-based al-Shabab militant group has carried out a number of attacks in the country.

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