Terrorist act in Kenya leaves 150 people killed

3 april 2015 | 14:58

Al-Shabab militants have attacked Christian students at Garrisa University campus 

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Islamist militants kill nearly 150 students in Kenya
At least 147 people have been killed, 79 wounded as a result of a terrorist act in North Eastern Kenya. Allegedly, there were 4 militants. All of them have been already neutralized by Kenya's Special Forces.

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.

The survived students say the militants targeted Christians in the first place, separating them from the rest of the students.

The militants from neighboring Somalia, representing Al-Shabab terrorist group have already claimed responsibility for the attack.

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

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

At the same time, there is a widespread criticism for the government for its failure to prevent the massacre.

Source: Washington Post

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