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At least 21 killed in new attacks in Kenyan coastal region

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At least 21 people have been killed in new attacks in Kenya's Lamu coastal region, the area where some 60 people were massacred last month, Kenyan authorities said Sunday. 

A Kenyan resident walks past a house that was burnt down during a new overnight attack in Lamu, on July 6, 2014

A spokesman for Somalia's Shebab rebels claimed that the Al-Qaeda-linked group's fighters had struck again in Kenya, although police blamed the Mombasa Republican Council (MRC), a group that campaigns for independence of the coastal region.

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