June 27, 2005

CORRECTED: Kenyans acquitted of conspiracy in blast

Please read in second paragraph Aggray Muchelule instead ofAggray Muchele.

A corrected story follows.

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Kenyan magistrate acquitted three menon Monday of conspiracy in the 2002 suicide bombing of anIsraeli-owned hotel that killed 15 people.

"I have come to the conclusion that the prosecution hasfailed beyond reasonable doubt to prove its case. I find themnot guilty and set them free," Chief Magistrate AggrayMuchelule told the court.