Several days earlier gunmen stormed garissa university college in garissa kenya and killed at. At least 15 people are reported to have been killed at gar.
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.
Garissa university attack footage. A relative grieves after identifying a body at a funeral home in nairobi kenya on april 6 2015. Four out of the five suspects were found to have a case to answer. 29 november 2020 the nation nairobi.
The attack was carried out by al shabab a group affiliated to al qaeda at the north east kenyan university in april 2015. News from across the continent how garissa has changed kenya. Kenya s garissa university restarts teaching after attack 11 january 2016 2 20pm teaching has resumed at the kenyan university where 148 students died in a gun attack last april but only a few.
On 2 april 2015 gunmen stormed the garissa university college in garissa kenya killing 148 people and injuring 79 or more. His co conspirators hassan edin and mohamed abdi who are kenyans were jailed for a jail term of 41 years each and are still in jail. Army officers on guard duty at the entrance to the garissa university college on april 3 2015 after terrorists attacked the campus file photo.
Authorities had warned of a possible planned attack on a university in the days before the militants stormed garissa. Kenya s stoic survivors defy al shabab the garissa attack as it happened. The deceased was convicted with two others on 3 july 2019 over the april 2015 attack on garissa university college that left 148 people dead.
The office of director of public prosecutions closed its file on the garissa university attack case on april 2 2019.