Kenya bus attack: Al-Shabab ‘wants religious war’

BBC News:

The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is a bid to start a religious war, a senior adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta has told the BBC.

Abdikadir Mohammed called on Kenyans of “all faiths and creeds” to stand together against the “heinous crimes”.

At dawn on Saturday, al-Shabab gunmen attacked the bus in northern Kenya, shooting dead non-Muslim passengers.

The Somalia-based Islamist group has carried out numerous attacks across Kenya since 2011.

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Kenyan security forces at the scene of the bus attack near the town of Mandera in northern Kenya - 22 November 2014

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