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Carnage in Kenya as al-Shabab massacre 36 non-Muslim quarry workers

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By Euronews
Carnage in Kenya as al-Shabab massacre 36 non-Muslim quarry workers

<p>Al-Shabab militants have killed 36 non-Muslim quarry workers in the Kenyan town of Mandera.</p> <p>Residents of the area close to the Somali border say the assailants separated Muslims from non-Muslims before carrying out the killings. </p> <p>The latest carnage comes after 28 people were shot dead on a bus in the same area last week.</p> <p>Again non-Muslims were the targets. </p> <p>The quarry killings took place after midnight local time while the labourers were sleeping in tents close to their place of work. </p> <p>Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for attacks in response to Kenyan military action in Somalia.</p> <p>The deaths have caused outrage across the country and the government is coming under fire for its failure to protect its citizens.</p> <p>Many Christians living in Mandera have already fled the violence.</p>