Red Cross to Kenyatta: send troops to quell clan clashes

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People carry the body of a victim killed by gunmen in Hindi, in Lamu county, eastern Kenya, 06 July 2014.

Red Cross to Kenyatta: send troops to quell clan clashes


NAIROBI, 1 September 2014 (IRIN) - Frustrated by a resurgence of intercommunal conflict, Kenya's top humanitarian official has called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to make good on a threat to deploy the army in perennially restive areas in the country's northeast.

"The head of state is fully aware of this situation," Abbas Gullet, secretary-general of the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), told IRIN in the wake of renewed clashes between the Garre and Degodia communities in Mandera County.

"He ...


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