Four killed and 20 injured in Likoni church attack

Mvita MP Abdullswamad Shariff Nassir consoles Dennis Nicholas, 42, at the Coast General Hospital after he was injured during an attack by gunmen at a church in Likoni March 23, 2014. KEVIN ODIT/NATION.

What you need to know:

  • As the attackers left the Joy in Jesus Church, according to Mr Muriithi, they attempted to storm another nearby church but hastily left on realising it was being manned by police officers.
  • The CPGH chief administrator Dr Bernard Mwero confirmed they had received four bodies from the Likoni church gunfire incident.
  • By midday the number of victims hospitalized and undergoing treatment was 11 plus three children one of whom was taken for scanning to assess the extent of head injury.
  • One of the doctors attending the injured told the Nation the majority of victims suffered thighs, legs, groins, and stomach and head injuries.

The number of the people killed in Likoni church attack Sunday morning has risen to four while 15 others are undergoing treatment after balaclava-clad gunmen opened fire at worshippers attending a church service in Likoni constituency of Mombasa County.


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