Al-Shabaab 'killed men as they watched World Cup'

Townspeople look at a burnt-out shop in Mpeketoni, the morning after the raid.
Townspeople look at a burnt-out shop in Mpeketoni, the morning after the raid. Credit: Reuters

Mbeketoni eywitnesses say Al-Shabaab gunmen executed men in front of their families and killed others who had gathered to watch World Cup football on television.

"The attackers were so many and were all armed with guns. They entered the video hall where we were watching a World Cup match and shot indiscriminately at us," Meshack Kimani said, adding about 10 people were killed there.

"They targeted only men but I was lucky. I escaped by hiding behind the door," he said.

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Islamist militants killed at least 15 people in a second night of attacks on Kenya's coast, a day after a raid on the town of Mpeketoni left at least 50 dead, the Kenya Red Cross said.