Al Shabaab Kills Nine in Kenya Just One Night After Slaying 48

June 17, 2014 8:08 AM

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NAIROBI, Kenya -- Extremists attacked a coastal area of Kenya for the second night in a row, killing at least nine people a day after the deaths of nearly 50, an official said Tuesday.

Police spokesman Masoud Mwinyi said that al Shabaab militants attacked Majembeni village. The Somali militant group also claimed responsibility for Sunday night's assault in nearby Mpeketoni that killed 48 people.

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