Islamic militants kill 36 non-Muslims in northern Kenya; president shakes up security team

December 2, 2014 8:00 PM

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NAIROBI, Kenya – The heavily armed men roused the sleeping quarry workers in the dead of night.

As in previous such attacks, the gunmen singled out the non-Muslims by asking them to recite the Islamic creed. Then they killed 36 of them — most with a gunshot to the back of the head, according to a survivor who hid nearby during the slaughter.

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