35 dead inside Burned Church in Kiambaa near Eldoret

Date: January 2nd 2008 Wednesday

Location: Kenya Assemblies of God Church in Kiambaa outside the town of Eldoret

Circumstance: Ethnic violence. Innocent women and children [kikuyu] taking shelter killed by Kalenjin gangs. International Committee of the Red Cross, which recovered 17 corpses but estimated that 35 people had died

Names: Joyce One year old girl survived by her mother Tabitha

13 children and 5 adults burnt alive in the church are still unnamed

Six were hacked to death outside are still unnamed

Media Source: LA times, AFP, Telegraph Media Group

Primary Source: Kenya’s Red Cross Society , Abbas Gullet, Secretary General


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