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British terror suspect 'killed in Kenya'

British terror suspect Thomas Evans has reportedly been killed while fighting for al-Shabaab in Kenya.

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British terror suspect 'killed in Kenya'

A British terror suspect has reportedly been killed while fighting for al-Shabaab in Kenya.

Thomas Evans, from Buckinghamshire. Credit: INS News agency

Thomas Evans, in his mid-20s, was said to have been among a number of militants killed during a stand-off with the Kenyan army in Lamu over the weekend.

Evans is believed to have converted to Islam aged 19 before travelling to join the extremist group in 2012.

A Kenyan army official is quoted by Reuters as saying all the evidence did "point at him", but added that forensic tests to confirm identification were ongoing.

A Foreign Office spokesperson told ITV News: "We are aware of reports of the death of a British national in Kenya. We are not able to confirm them at this time."

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