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Church leaders in Kenya made a statement condemning that grenade attack that killed one child and injured twelve more. On September 30 a grenade was thrown into St. Polycarp Anglican Church in Eastliegh, Kenya where children were gathered for Sunday school. The blast killed one 9 year-old boy and injured twelve of his classmates. Al-Shabaab, a Islamic terrorist organization from Somalia, is suspected.
10/2/2012 Kenya (ChristianToday) – The Archbishop of Kenya has joined other religious leaders in condemning a church attack in which a child died.
Nine people, including children, were injured in the explosion at St Polycarp Parish in Nairobi on Sunday.
The attack is being blamed on Al Shabaab, a Somalian Islamist group.
Archbishop Eliud Wabukala and the Bishop of Nairobi, Joel Waweru, have visited survivors in hospital.
The Archbishop said in a statement that the attackers should face the full rigor of the law.
He called upon the Government to increase security in light of recent attacks by militants.
The Archbishop added: “This is a cruel provocation but I appeal to Christians not to feed violence with violence, either in word or deed, because we are called to overcome evil with good.”

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