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Details of Kenyan Man Arrested in DRC After Terrorists Killed More Than 10 People in Church

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One of the suspects who were arrested after the deadly terrorist attack in a church in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was a Kenyan, reports have revealed.

The Sunday bomb attack took place at a church in Kasindi, North Kivu, near the DRCUganda border, and left at least 10 people dead and more than 39 others injured.

It has now been revealed that a Kenyan was one of those who were arrested in connection with the attack

People Daily reports that the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) detectives said they had been informed the Congolese authorities are holding 29-year-old Abdirizak Muktar Garad, who reportedly hails from Wajir county.

Detectives at the ATPU yesterday launched investigations to get more details about the suspect, his network and local accomplices. Police confirmed they had been informed of the arrest.

President William Ruto on Monday commended the DRC security for arresting the suspects in time.

"Kenya condemns this heinous crime and commends the DRC forces for their swift action that led to the arrest of suspected terrorists," the President said.

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