India condemns attack in Kenyan university campus

Author : Mircea Birca | Thursday, April 2, 2015
Posted in category Africa, Africa News, India, South East Asia
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India on Thursday strongly condemned the “barbaric terrorist attack” on a university campus in northeastern Kenya in which 70 people were killed and said the international community needs to further strengthen its fight against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

The external affairs ministry in a statement said that India stands in solidarity and sympathy with the bereaved families and the injured, and “convey our heart-felt condolences to the government and people of Kenya”.

“This outrageous terrorist act is yet another reminder that the menace of terrorism continues to threaten us all and the international community needs to further strengthen its fight against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations,” the statement said.

At least 70 people were killed and 79 injured by armed assailants who forced their way into a university in northeastern Kenya and opened fire at students on Thursday. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery said 79 people have been injured and four terrorists shot dead in tMoi University’s Garissa campus. The Al Shabaab terror group, which has links to the Al Qaeda network, has claimed responsibility.

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