Terror attack over, 147 dead at Kenya university

April 2, 2015 6:35 PM

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Terror attack over, 147 dead at Kenya university

NAIROBI — Nearly 150 people were killed and more than 500 students were rescued Thursday after armed terrorists stormed a university in northern Kenya in an attack targeting Christians. At least 79 people were injured.

Kenyan Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery said late Thursday that the operation on the Garissa University campus had ended with all four terrorists killed. He said the death toll was confirmed at 147. Plans were underway to evacuate students and others affected by the attack.

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