Death Toll Rises to 147 in Kenya University Campus Attack

World | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 22:09|  views

enyan soldiers stand guard as their colleagues sweep inside the building at Garissa University in Garissa town, located near the border with Somalia, some 370 km northeast of the capital Nairobi, Kenya, 02 April 2015. EPA/BGNES

At least 147 people have died in Thursday’s attack on a university college dormitory in Kenya, according to the latest count announced by the country’s Disaster Operations Centre.

Al-Shabaab, an Islamist militant group affiliated to al-Qaeda, has claimed responsibility for the attack in which four suspected terrorists were killed by security forces. A fifth suspect was arrested.

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