Catholic Bishop shot, killed

A Roman Catholic bishop from Italy was shot and killed in northern Kenya in an attack that may be linked to escalating interclan violence in the volatile region, police said.

Bishop Luigi Locati of the Isiolo diocese, about 200 kilometres (120 miles) north of the capital Nairobi, was shot in the head and the neck late Thursday and died shortly before he was due to be airlifted out, said Robert Kipkemoi Kitur, the assistant commissioner of police in Kenya's Eastern Province where the raid took place.

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