Kenya: Assailants hurled grenade at British tourists, failed to explode

Posted on December 13, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Tourists Attacked

Attackers hurled a grenade Thursday at British tourists in Kenya but it failed to explode, police said, a rare attack specifically targeting foreign visitors who are key to the economy.

The tourists were attacked while traveling by road from the Indian Ocean coastal resort of Diani to Kenya’s main port of Mombasa, a mainly Muslim region whose white-sand beaches are popular with tourist but which is also troubled by extremist groups and religious tensions. Read Article

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