Et kenyan officials said more than 16 hours after the gunmen stormed the. Kenyan police have arrested five suspects in connection with thursday s attack at garissa university college that left 147 people dead an official said.
The attackers stormed garissa university college in the town of garissa.
Garissa university college attack kenya 2015. Students describe attack at kenya school. At least 147 people have died in an attack by al shabab on garissa university kenya. A terrorist attack on a college in northeastern kenya has left 147 people dead with dozens injured and more unaccounted for.
587 students have been evacuated from garissa university college. In the confusion some students ran towards the gunmen witnesses say. Several days earlier gunmen stormed garissa university college in garissa kenya and killed at.
A relative grieves after identifying a body at a funeral home in nairobi kenya on april 6 2015. On 2 april 2015 gunmen stormed the garissa university college in garissa kenya killing 148 people and injuring 79 or more. Local time 2 30 p m.
Updated on april 2 2015 at 2 40 p m. Garissa kenya april 2 2015 ktn no access kenya 1. The militant group and al qaeda offshoot al shabaab which the gunmen claimed to be from took responsibility for the attack the gunmen took over 700 students hostage freeing muslims and killing those who identified as christians.
On 3 april 2015 four gunmen stormed kenya s garissa university college and began firing indiscriminately. The shocking rampage at garissa university college came to a bloody conclusion at 9 30 p m. The attackers singled out and shot those identified as christians as they roamed from.
The attack was the worst in kenya since the 1998 bombing of the us embassy in nairobi by al qaeda. Al shabaab masked gunmen storm the garissa university college in kenya killing at least 147 people during morning prayers. Update 16 november 2015.
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