Death toll in Kenya University attack hits 147

A​l-Shabab militants killed at least 147 people in a university in Kenya, the country’s interior ministry has said.
The militants stormed Garissa University College near Kenya’s border with Somalia, early Thursday.

Initial figure of casualties stood at 70. But the interior minister, Joseph Nkaissery, said by evening, 147 people had been killed.

The gunmen clashed with guards for most of the day after forcing their way into dormitories, taking hostages and singling out non-Muslims, the police said.

Officials said they separated Muslims from Christians, freed some of the Muslims while others were taken hostage.
Five people were killed in the morning by the militants, themselves numbering at least five, officials said.

By late afternoon, the country’s disaster management officials said at least 79 were injured. They said more than 500 students were rescued.

Mr. Nkaiserry also said four of the attackers had been killed.

He also said security forces were in the process of clearing the area.

Al-Shabab militants operate mainly in Kenya and Somalia.


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  • burning spear

    Nigerian Will Not Expect Me To Defeat Boko Haram In Days.

    The President elect of Nigeria, Maj Gen Muhammadu Buhari has told BBC reporter that it will not be easy for his government to defeat the Islamic terror group, Boko haram in a short time.

    When asked if he will crush or hit Boko Haram harder, Buhari responded,
    “Hit them with what?” “If for five, six years the law enforcement agencies including the military could not secure fourteen local governments out of 774, how can I promise miracles when I come?”–what a shame–was that not why u alleged that kids from the north voted for u

    • Ashibogu

      U sure say we never enter one chance?

      • the truth

        lol my brother i no fit cough. This one pass one chance

      • Onome Curtis

        Firm dia,if I hear complain from Una olokun go strike some body.who vote am

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  • amazing2012

    The genesis of the problem is when Kenya went to Somalia to fight Shabab and start to kill Kenyan minority’s Muslims. Surely truth is better, uhuru should withdraw his troops from Somalia and observe the security of Kenyan at home.

    • Ade

      Amazing when somebody is justifying the dead of innocent people. Rubbish!!!

      Devil’s religion that enjoys the blood of the innocent.

      • amazing2012

        Bible points on violence
        1. Deuteronomy 13:7-12 “….kill any friend or family that is worshiping another God”
        2. Luke 19:27 ” ……bring and kill the enemies of mine in my presence”
        3. Luke 22:36 “…….sell his cloth and buy one (sword)”
        4. Matthew 10:34 ” ……. I did not come to bring peace to the world but a sword”
        5. Judges 21:10-12 ” …..to kill and bring virgins”
        6. Deuteronomy 13:15 ” …,..kill including cows”.

        • Ade

          You see why people like you will justify killings. where do you see Christians killing in the name of Jesus. OR how many of Jesus’ apostles kill?

          prophet mohammed copied the bible without knowing the meaning and you guys are ignorantly killing for the devil. Jesus says that the devil(mohammed) comes to steal, kill and destroy but I came to give you eternal life. He says we should love our enemies.

          any one that kill is of the devil!!!!!

          • amazing2012

            Are you disputing the verses I quote from the bible ? Or is the bible that is the devil now !!
            Ok read below:
            1. Christian knight Anders Breivik Norway, killed 85 in the name of Christ.
            2. Lord Resisitance Army of Uganda killed thousands in the name of Jesus.
            3. Rwandan genocide, same church and faith millions killed.
            4. Christian crusaders in Muslim lands, Iraq, Syria, Libya, now Yemen.
            5. Global proliferation of arms by Christians to cause war & destruction.
            6. Pastor Adolf Hitler caused the deaths of millions world wide.
            7. First World War caused by Christian assassin.
            8.KKK of USA
            9. Christians support to Israel to kill innocent Palestinians.
            10. Rev.king who burnt alive a member of his church in Ajao estate Lagos.
            To cont:

          • Ade

            So you listed those killing to justify the koran sanction killings? your ignorant is truly amazing

            Non of the killings was done in Jesus’s name, may be the crusades which was done practically for self defense and to stop ottoman empire islamic expansion . I would have joined the crusades if I have existed in that era, as a matter of fact we need the crusades against Islamic aggression. . interestingly you said Hitler killed for christ??? your sense of history is poor, guy please do a little research. “This “exchange” occurred when Hitler received Saudi Arabian ruler Ibn Saud’s special envoy, Khalid al-Hud al-Gargani.[5] Earlier in this meeting Hitler noted that one of the three reasons why Germany had warm sympathies for the Arabs was:

            … because we were jointly fighting the Jews. This led him to discuss Palestine and conditions there, and he then stated that he himself would not rest until the last Jew had left Germany. Kalid al Hud observed that the Prophet Mohammed … had acted the same way. He had driven the Jews out of Arabia ….[6]”

          • amazing2012

            You said any body that kill is of the devil and now you said you will join the cruside, so you are of the devil ! Tell me where Jesus says you should participate in crusade ? I give you ten examples, but you capitalise on one what happen to the other example, d o you believed them to be true ?

          • Ade

            I didnt dodge you points!! I picked Hitler and the crusades just to explain how ignorant you are. Make you research if those killings have anything to do with christians or killing for christ. the 10 minutes research I did, which i quoted for you shows Hitler had sympathy for the Arabs and muslims, besides they have common enemy, which is the Jews. The crusaders did a brilliant job. Did they wake up to start attack on the arabs muslims? Pls remove the devil’s verses out of your brain for seconds to reason well. Will you sit down and watch somebody raping your wife and killing your children?

            You need to appreciate what the crusades did!!! imagine the world is practicing sharia law??? God forbid!!! The west would have been like the middle east country that was conquered by mohammed followers if not for the crusaders.

          • amazing2012

            I qoute Bible for you, but you are quoting ignorance to me. Do you agree with the Bible quotes on violence and the 10 instances of Christians violence. Let me add two more:
            11. Central Africa: christians killed thousands of Muslims, eat their flesh and drove them out of the country. Are you not aware ?
            12. Bosnia-Herzegovina: Christians Serbs killed millions of Muslims and nothing is said.
            You see your issue is that you never believe in truth that will set you free that is why you acted blindly while clearly people can see the destruction Christians are causing the world ! DO NOT DUDGE ANSWER THE 12 POINTS I GIVE YOU !!

          • amazing2012

            Don’t deviate from the topic: Kenya will never have peace: unless the change their policy toward muslims at home and abroad.
            Do you watch the documentary by CNN and ALJAZERA of assassinating Muslims of Kenya by special police squad ? The police where trained by Isreal Mossad and British MI5 just it kill Muslims. (Google this information)
            If you deny the knowledge of Kenya sending troops to Somalia under the backing of the western world then you are out of knowledge on the conflict or you deliberately acted ignorant on bias and hate. The troops where sent under the backing of the western world who failed to fight in Somalia. (Please google).
            If Kenya want peace should withdraw their troops from Somalia and stop the Christian death squad from killing Kenyan Muslims. The Muslims acted on self defence.

          • Antidote

            I knew you’ll show yourself one day. Hiding under “amazing” is fraud. We
            know your true name. You claim “the genesis of the problem ” in Kenya
            was Kenyatta sending troops into Somalia? Really? You mean Uhuru, with
            his few security personnel deliberately sent troops into Somalia?
            I
            have a problem with your brand of Islam. It is murderous and
            blood-thirsty. That’s why you’d gladly justify the killing of innocents.
            I live in south(Akwa Ibom), nearly a thousand miles away from Borno,
            yet I condemn with repulsion the killings by Boko Haram of northerners.
            Yet, to date, in six years of the Boko’s rampage, you guys who relish
            springing into the streets for the flimsiest of reasons to protest
            drawings of Mohammed, Miss world, Palestine/Israel conflict, using that
            opportunity to murder southerners, have never for once take to the
            streets to demonstrate against Boko Haram.

            You guys deserve the
            dunder brains you carry. A combination of Islam and desert sun, fries
            brains. Meanwhile, your assignment is to go find out what actually
            happened(what al shabab did) before Uhuru sent troops into Somalia. As
            for your claim about killings in Jesus name, keep fooling yourself.All
            you enumerated were actions taken in self defence, just as Uhuru did.
            Muslims are always the aggressors, and one day it will end.

        • Moore

          @amazing2012:disqus or whatever you call yourself…you are just talking as if you are thinking from your anus…why not just read the whole bible chapter/verses and get the full meaning and interpretation instead of picking few words in a whole chapter to justify your babaric acts in the name of religon. You mentioned Adolf hitler to be a pastor was it your blood sucking demon (Mohammed) that ordained him a pastor? was Hitler basically killing muslims? Your points just shows how shallow minded and how brain washed you are.

          • amazing2012

            Do you despute the bible quotes and the killing of Muslims in those place I mentioned?

          • Antidote

            Your hypocrisy again. You mentioned Central African Republic! How shameful? After Francoise Bozize was sacked, what happened? Were you on the news when despite seizing power, Michel Djotodia-led Seleka went after Christians in Bangui and other parts of CAR, killing and maiming them? It took months for the Christians, who are in an overwhelming majority, to mobilize and fight back. They succeeded and drove out the Muslims. That’s the part you remember, you murderer and liar. Anywhere you claim Christians kill Muslims, such actions always come after attacks by bloodsucking demonic Muslims. Don’t twist history, little brain!

          • amazing2012

            1. “Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.” -Romans 12:19
            2. “For we know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his people. -“Hebrews 10:30
            3. “But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; -Matthew “5:44
            4. “But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, -Luke”6:27
            5. “A blessing, if ye obey the commandments of the LORD your God, which I command you this day”: -Deuteronomy 11:27
            6. “And a curse, if ye will not obey the commandments of the LORD your God, but turn aside out of the way which I command you this day, to go after other gods, which ye have not known. “-Deuteronomy 11:28

          • Moore

            am not disputing your bible quotes…all am saying is for your to read the whole chapter you are talking abt to get the full meaning of this words you are picking out…but you won’t that. Instead you are picking these words to justify your killings. The killing of muslims in those place you mentioned were as a result of your demon brothers carrying out there barbaric acts and the christain defending themselves in those countries as pointed to you by Antidote. Anders Breivik that you mentioned was killing immigration and multiculturalism in Europe…but won’t see that cuz you are blind to the truth.

          • amazing2012

            Why did Christian Knight Anders Brevick killed them ? Immigration and multicultural Europe ? Daft, please read again, he killed them because of allowing Muslims immigrates into Europe. If the immigrates where not muslims, he would not have killed them. A religion of hypocrites and hate, hiding under the banner of peace. Why do you ignore the other examples ?

          • amazing2012

            You picked Hitler, Lier ! What happen to the other example ? You dodge them ? Lier !

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  • Total

    Kenyans always unites in fighting terror they dont blame Uhuru Kenyata. In nigeria APC and NEF plus AREWA will blame Jonathan. Buhari’s magic we await. Power in hundred days. Bring Back Our Girls in month.

    • Antidote

      Shut up punk! How are Kenyans uniting? Jonathan manipulated Boko Haram for political goals and it backfired. If he really fought them, Nigerians would have been there for him. For once, admit the truth. And also admit that you guys were the ones goading him to political suicide. Admit it!