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Suspected al-Shabab Terrorist Kills Police Officers, Holds Hostages

A suspected extremist from the al-Shabab Islamist organization being held at a police station in western Kenya took the gun from a police officer and shot dead four officers before taking several other prisoners hostage. Police have surrounded the building in Kapenguria and are currently working to end the stand-off and free the prisoners who were taken hostage, Kenyan Police Chief Joseph Boinnet said. Boinnet said the man tried to escape after shooting the police officers, but his...

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