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Kenya's bombing Somalia after Islamist attacks on Garissa University

6 april 2015 | 17:45

Kenya has bombed al-Shabab militants in Somalia in response to the killing of 148 students in one of its universities.

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Kenya has decided to respond to the Islamist terrorists
Kenyan fighter jets have bombed the terrorists from the Islamist al-Shabab group in neighboring Somalia.

This has been reported by BBC, citing a military spokesman.

According to him, two militants' camps in the Gedo region have been targeted during the strike. The area is believed to be a place from where the terrorists came to Kenya.

BBC notes that it is Kenya's first response to the terrorist attack committed last week on Garissa University.

Earlier, it was reported that the terrorist act took place on early morning at around 5.30 AM on April 2, when most of the students were still in their beds or preparing for classes. Allegedly, the militants killed those who were not able to cite the Koran.

As a result, at least 148 people were killed, 79 wounded. Four terrorists were neutralized by the police.

Read more: Terrorist act in Kenya leaves 150 people killed

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta expressed his condolences calling on to continue fighting the enemy, according to The Washington Post newspaper.

"This is a moment for everyone throughout the country to be vigilant as we continue to confront and defeat our enemies," – announced the President.

Source: BBC

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