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Kenyan Civilians Increasingly Targeted in Coastal Violence

Nearly 100 people have died since mid-June in a series of ambushes and raids in northern Kenya's coastal Lamu County. Despite the heavy presence of Kenyan security forces, civilians are increasingly targeted in the attacks, forcing many locals to flee or spend their nights in government facilities. On June 15, gunmen attacked the coastal town of Mpeketoni, southwest of Lamu, killing at least 60 people in the predominantly ethnic Kikuyu community. Less than six weeks later,...

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