Kenya mourns 148 dead in university attack by militants

April 3, 2015 9:03 PM

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GARISSA, Kenya (AP) — The 20-year-old student called home from the university being besieged by Islamic militants and frantically told her father, "There are gunshots everywhere! Tell Mum to pray for me — I don't know if I will survive."

The call by Elizabeth Namarome Musinai at dawn Thursday was one of several her family received as the attack and hostage drama unfolded at Garissa University College, where gunmen from the al-Shabab militant group killed 148 people.

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