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Sunday, November 6, 2011

Breaking: Bomb Explodes in a Church Near County High

A grenade attack killed two people in the town of Garissa in northern Kenya on Saturday and an explosive device was found close by, local residents said.
"We heard a blast and saw a flash light up the area. I rushed to the site and saw two people lying in a pool of blood, dead. Three others were wounded and screaming for help," Garissa resident Abdirahman Yussuf told Reuters.
A short while earlier, a bomb hidden in a bag was found planted beneath a power transformer opposite a military camp, eye witnesses said. It did not detonate. (Reporting by Daud Yussuf and Noor Ali

Eid Celebrations in Garissa tomorrow will tempered by the realization that two innocent people were heinously murdered in our city for their beliefs. In a county where religious diversity is the norm, this comes as a shock.

We pray for the quick recovery of those injured. May Allah grant us peace during Eid-ul-Adha

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