Kenya declares war on Al Shabaab

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Defence minister Yusuf Mohammed Haji (left) with Internal Security minister Prof George Saitoti during a press conference in Harambee House, Nairobi on October 15, 2011. Kenya has declared war on Somalia's Al-Shabab.

Kenya's military will pursue Somali gunmen across the frontier who they say are responsible for a spate of kidnappings of foreigners, the internal security minister said Saturday.

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