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Terrorists Attack Kenyan Hotel During World Cup Match, 48 Dead

NAIROBI, Kenya — Dozens of extremists attacked a Kenyan coastal town for hours, killing those who couldn’t answer questions about Islam and those who didn’t know the Somali language, officials and witnesses said Monday. At least 48 people were killed and two hotels were set on fire. See also: Should the U.S. Shut Down a Somali Militant Group’s Twitter Account? The assault in Mpeketoni began Sunday night as residents watched World Cup matches on TV and lasted until early Monday, with little resistance put up by Kenya’s security forces. Cars and buildings still smoldered at daybreak. Authorities blamed al-Shabab, Somalia’s…

Terrorists Attack Kenyan Hotel During World Cup Match, 48 Dead

NAIROBI, Kenya — Dozens of extremists attacked a Kenyan coastal town for hours, killing those who couldn’t answer questions about Islam and those who didn’t know the Somali language, officials and witnesses said Monday. At least 48 people were killed and two hotels were set on fire. See also: Should the U.S. Shut Down a Somali Militant Group’s Twitter Account? The assault in Mpeketoni began Sunday night as residents watched World Cup matches on TV and lasted until early Monday, with little resistance put up by Kenya’s security forces. Cars and buildings still smoldered at daybreak. Authorities blamed al-Shabab, Somalia’s…