Kenya hotels, bank, cop shop attacked

June 16, 2014 9:47 AM

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Mombasa - At least 27 people were killed and 25 wounded when more than two dozen unidentified gunmen attacked buildings in the coastal Kenyan town of Mpeketoni overnight, police and witnesses said on Monday.

Militants targeted two hotels, a bank and a police station with guns and at least one explosive device. The assault on Sunday night was the latest in a string of attacks that have hurt Kenya's tourism business, a key source of foreign exchange.

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