Mosque Raids in Mombasa
One person has been killed and more than 250 arrested in police raids on two mosques in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa. The mosques had apparently been used as armories, in addition to being incubators of violent jihad.
Kenya Police Seize Weapons in Mombasa Mosques Raid
Kenyan police say they have conducted dawn raids on two mosques in the coastal city of Mombasa, recovering grenades and ammunition.
One person was shot dead by police and more than 250 people were arrested during the operation.
Police said the Masjid Musa and Shakinah mosques were being used to store weapons.
They have accused the Masjid Musa mosque of having ties to the Islamist militant group al-Shabab.