At least 70 people were killed in the attack and 79 more were injured, the Kenya National Disaster Operation Center said in a Twitter message.
Kenyan security forces surrounded the campus of Garissa University College and clashed with the gunmen throughout the day, eventually cornering them in one dormitory, officials said. Abdikadir Sugow, the spokesman for the Garissa county government, said the gunmen were seen wearing “combat gear,” including what appeared to be “either bulletproof vests or suicide bomb vests.”
The Shabab, an extremist group based in Somalia, issued a statement through a radio station it controls claiming responsibility for the attack. It said its fighters attacked the university early Thursday morning, began separating Muslims from non-Muslims and started an “operation against the infidels.” The group said in its statement that its fighters were still inside the university. (Continue Reading.)
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Al-Shabaab Attack in Kenya Leaves at Least 70 Dead, 79 Injured
Al-Shabaab is killing in the name of Allah. The Taliban is killing in the name of Allah. Al-Qaeda is killing in the name of Allah. ISIS is killing in the name of Allah. Boko Haram is killing in the name of Allah. They're all quoting Allah and Muhammad to justify the killings. Yet we're still not allowed to have an open, honest discussion about the commands of Allah and Muhammad.