Tuesday, December 23, 2014   

Top Kenyan Muslim preacher shot dead
(06-10 16:09)

Gunmen shot dead an influential Kenyan moderate Muslim preacher in the port city of Mombasa, a vocal opponent of the radical preachings of Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents, police said.
Mohamed Idris, chairman of the Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya, was ''shot only once in the stomach'' shortly before dawn as he headed to prayers at a mosque, Mombasa police chief Robert Kitur said.--AFP
   
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