GARISSA, Kenya (AP) — A local official says twin grenade blasts have injured four people in a northern Kenyan town.
Eastern Province Police Commissioner James Seriani says one grenade was
thrown into the staff canteen at the prison in the town of Garissa late
on Thursday. The other explosion happened simultaneously at a local
The attacks are the most recent in a string of grenade and bomb blasts since Kenya sent troops into Somalia two months ago.
Kenya says it wants to break the al-Qaida linked Somali insurgency, which it blames for a series of attacks on Kenyan soil.
Source: Associated Press