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Total fear reigns in Kenya's universities after Garissa attack

13 April 2015, 14:50 Victor Tinto

Nairobi - You can smell fear as you walk in universities in Kenya, as the reality of the gruesome attack on the Garissa University College sinks in.

A visit to various universities in Nairobi summed up the feeling of insecurity within the institutions following the Garissa attack that saw 148 people mercilessly killed by Al Shabaab militants.

The Nairobi University Sunday showed the world just how far the terrorists have sunk into their skins after an explosion caused by an electrical fault caused students to jump off their hostels, and caused a stampede which cost the life of one student.

That is the Nairobi University alone.

Male students at the Technical University of Kenya TUK in Nairobi say that they cannot sleep well because of fear of attacks.

" We are close to south B and south C areas which house a good number of Muslims. There is unease on campus, the students who live in a school hostel told News24.

Another institution affected is Daystar University which has hired armed army officers to safeguard the institution during this shaky times.

" It is necessary to have security especially during these tough times, a security official at the University's Nairobi campus said.

Students at the Nairobi and Moi University campuses in Nairobi are also extra prepared for any eventualities.

" The alert is high. You can tell that after Garissa there is extra care. It is uncomfortable for any student to be within campus, Eric Njagi, a third year University of Nairobi says.

" The hostels are now understandably tense. We hope the government has the matter in control, he adds.

The government through Deputy President William Ruto asked Kenyans to be calm as the government had taken control of the matter.

" We are in control. I urge Kenyans to remain calm," he said.

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