Kenya suspends senior security officials over al Shabaab university attack

April 21, 2015 5:16 PM

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Kenya suspends senior security officials over al Shabaab university attack

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya has suspended nine senior security officials pending an investigation into their handling of this month's attack on a university by al Shabaab militants in which 148 people were killed, the interior minister said on Tuesday.

President Uhuru Kenyatta's government has been under pressure to act over security failures that allowed gunmen from the Somali militant Islamist group to storm Garissa University College on April 2.

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