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SLUG: 2-306096 Kenya Terrorism (S-O)
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DATE=8/1/03

TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT (S-ONLY)

TITLE=KENYA/TERRORISM

NUMBER=2-306096

BYLINE=CATHY MAJTENYI

DATELINE=NAIROBI

CONTENT=

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INTRO: Two people died in Kenya after a suspected terrorist blew himself up while being taken into custody. Two people were reportedly severely injured in the explosion. Cathy Majtenyi has details from Nairobi.

TEXT: A statement from Kenyan National Security Minister Chris Murungaru says two suspected terrorists were arrested Friday afternoon at a cyber café in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa.

As the two were being placed in a police car, one of the suspects detonated a grenade, killing himself and a police officer, according to Mr. Murungaru. The second suspect escaped.

Mombasa was the scene of a terrorist attack last November, when three suicide bombers drove into an Israeli-owned hotel along the coast. The blast killed more than a dozen people. (Signed)

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