Bodies of 48 students killed in Garissa University attack land in Nairobi

Relatives of the Garissa terrorist attack victims wait for information on their loved ones at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi on April 3, 2015. PHOTO | ANTHONY OMUYA |

What you need to know:

  • The plane touched down at Wilson Airport a few minutes to 2pm and were transferred to Chiromo Mortuary, from where families will help in identifying them.

  • Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said the government has set up a National Disaster Operations Centre to assist families and friends of victims with information on the status of their loved ones.

  • At Nyayo stadium, he said, there will be information and assistance for processing transfer of bodies from Chiromo Mortuary, receiving and transfer of survivors.

  • The crisis operations centre is being run by officials from various ministries, and it is also offering psychosocial support and counselling services.

Bodies of students killed in terror attack on Garissa University College started arriving in Nairobi on Friday, with the first batch of 48 shipped in Kenya Air Force plane.

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