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Kenya: riots in Mombasa after Islamic cleric is shot dead

Riots have broken out in the Kenyan port of Mombasa, after a controversial Islamic cleric was shot dead.

Aboud Rogo Mohammed was suspected of being a key recruiter for Kenyan Muslims fighting in Somalia.

It is not known who shot him, but he was on a United Nations sanctions list for allegedly financing the militant Somali group al-Shabab.

Susana Mendonca reports.

  • 28 Aug 2012