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Gunmen kill three in Kenyan church attack

Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 00:52

March 23 - Hooded gunmen kill three worshippers and injure many others after storming a church and shooting indiscriminately at the congregation, Kenyan police say. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT Blood -- splashed across a church floor near Mombasa. Authorities say the Kenyan church was packed when two hooded gunmen stormed inside and opened fire at worshippers. Three people were killed in the attack, which left others wounded. The Likoni Police Chief described the assault: (SOUNDBITE) (English) LIKONI POLICE CHIEF, ROBERT MUREITHI, SAYING: "As worshippers were trying to prepare themselves for the service, it is alleged that two men stormed the church and one of them started firing randomly at the worshippers." Three children are being treated at Mombasa's main hospital. The same emergency ward where one of the victims died - according to a medic. The other two died on the scene. No one has yet to claim responsibility for the attack.

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Gunmen kill three in Kenyan church attack

Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 00:52