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GANG ATTACKS, ROBS 5 TOURISTS IN KENYA

A gang armed with machete-like weapons attacked and robbed five British, Belgian and South African tourists who were camping in a game park north of Mount Kenya, authorities said Friday.

The incident occurred shortly after midnight Thursday and involved about five men who attacked the tourists in their tent, roughed them up and stole their valuables, police said. None of the tourists was seriously injured.Police and game wardens caught two of the suspected attackers and were searching for the others, said a police spokesman, Jeremiah Matagaro.

The incident at the Buffalo Springs game park, 135 miles north of Nairobi, was the latest in a series of attacks on tourists in Kenya, mostly in the southwestern Masai Mara game reserve.