28 dead in Kenya bus attack

  • Al-Shabab militants kill 28 passengers after hijacking a bus in Northern Kenya; militants said to have singled out and killed non-muslim passengers. 
  • UK anti-terror police say they arrested a 19 year old man boarding a flight to Jordan at Heathrow Airport on Thursday; individual suspected of preparing acts of terror.
  • President Obama has signed an order extending U.S combat missions in Afghanistan, according to the New York Times; allows troops to carry out missions against militant groups. 
  • A gas explosion at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in central London injured 14 people overnight; incident happened around 11.40pm.

NYT Afghanistan story