Muslim terrorists kill 17 in church massacre
The al-Qaida affiliated Islamic group al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Kenyan church in the Kenya-Somali border down of Garissa Sunday that killed 17 people.
Reports say the group killed the two soldiers guarding the Africa Inland Church, then entered the church and opened fire on the congregation.
Church pastor Ibrahim Magunyi was quoted in a press statement saying others may succumb to injuries.
"Many people were injured and rushed to Garissa Provincial hospital. More people might die as the undergo treatment,” Magunyi said in the statement.
International Christian Concern’s Africa specialist Jonathan Racho says that al-Shabaab is targeting Kenya.
"We have written previously of al-Shabaab’s infiltration of Kenya and are extremely saddened by these killings of Christian worshippers,” Racho said. (...)