Kenya Marks Extremist Attack on Univ That Killed one hundred forty-eight

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Source:   —  April 02, 2016, at 4:12 PM

Hundreds gathered at the Garissa Univ in eastern Kenya on Saturday to recollect the incident, one of the country'south worst-ever terrorist attacks.

Kenya has marked the first anniversary of the Garissa Univ attack in which more than one hundred forty-eight people, most of them students, died at the hands of extremist gunmen.

Hundreds gathered at the Garissa Univ in eastern Kenya on Saturday to recollect the incident, one of the country'south worst-ever terrorist attacks.

Four gunmen from the al-Qaida-allied Somali al-Shabab grouping attacked the university, vowing retribution for Kenya'south military support for Somalia'south weak government.

Kenya has suffered a wave of extremist attack since it deployed the troops to Somalia in October 2011.

The Univ re-opened in Jan after extensive refurbishment of the bullet-scarred structures.

Adan Duale, the boss of the parliamentary majority, said at the event that Kenyan troops will stay in Somalia until their mission of pacifying the country is fulfilled.

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