Kenya Police Raid Mombasa Mosques; 1 Dead, Hundreds Arrested

November 17, 2014 5:27 PM

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One man was killed early Monday as Kenyan police raided two mosques allegedly controlled by radical youths in Mombasa as worshippers held morning prayers, officials said.

Mombasa police Officer Geoffrey Mayek said the raid of the Musa and Sakina mosques was prompted by reports that weapons were stored at the sites and the youths were planning terror attacks.

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