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Kenyan pastors say, Give us guns and we’ll defend ourselves

Kenyan pastors say, Give us guns and we’ll defend ourselves

Kenyan Church leaders have called for pastors to have the right to carry firearms to defend themselves against “religious opponents”, in a further sign of increasing tensions in the wake of attacks by Islamist extremists.

George Karidhimba Muriki, assistant pastor of Maximum Revival Ministries Church, was shot by gunmen believed to be part of the extremist group Al-Shabab in Mombasa last week. The group is growing in strength and has been responsible for massacres including the killing of 36 quarry workers in December, an incident which led to the resignation of the head of police and the replacement of Kenya’s interior minister.

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SOURCE: christiantoday
Mark Woods

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