President Kenyatta declares 3 days of mourning

President Uhuru Kenyatta flanked by Deputy President William Ruto during a press briefing on the Garissa attack update at State House on April 4, 2015. PHOTO | PSCU

What you need to know:

  • During the more than 15-hour siege, the terrorists killed 147 people, majority of them students. Four of the terrorists were killed and five were arrested and are currently helping with investigations, he announced.
  • The President also appealed for national unity at this time and called on Kenyans to work with the national security agencies to identify the terrorists, some whom he said were living in our midst. In so doing, he appealed to Kenyans to avoid victimisation that could divide the nation.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared three days of national mourning in honour of the 147 people who were killed in Garissa University College by Al Shabaab terrorists.


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