Militant Islamist group al-Shabab says it has killed six Christians in north-eastern Kenya in an attack aimed at forcing them out of the region.
The grenade and gun attack was launched on a residential block in Mandera town when people were sleeping, police said.
It was the latest in a spate of deadly attacks targeting Christians in the mainly Muslim region
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Sahih Bukhari (52:256) – The Prophet… was asked whether it was permissible to attack the pagan warriors at night with the probability of exposing their women and children to danger. The Prophet replied, “They (i.e. women and children) are from them (i.e. pagans).”