Mandera, Kenya: In a developing story it appears that Muslim Kenyans thwarted an attempt to harm their Christian brothers. The BBC reports that a militant organization shot at a bus forcing it to stop in Mandera, Kenya. The bus was boarded and searched for Christians. Reuters reports add a Muslim passenger’s account of the chaos: “We even gave some non-Muslims ourreligious attire to wear in the bus so that they would not be identifiedeasily. We stuck together tightly."
The Christian bus riders were extremely thankful for the courage shown by their brethren. Indeed, they received an early Christmas present.