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Muslim cleric who railed against Al Shabaab gunned down in Somalia

Gunmen in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa on Tuesday shot dead an influential moderate Muslim cleric who was a vocal opponent of the radical preachings of Somalia’s Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents, police said. Mohamed Idris, 64, chairman of the Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya, was shot in the…