Eight people were wounded in Arusha, a key tourist destination, when an IED was thrown on July 7 into an upscale Indian restaurant popular with foreigners. On July 3, a bomb was thrown at the house of a Muslim cleric in Arusha, injuring him and another person. Police said they arrested two people in connection with the restaurant attack and 18 linked to the July 3 attack. The UN recently warned that Shabaab is planning to expand its range outside Somalia by using local recruits for attacks in other East African countries.
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