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Two gunmen killed in Garissa attack, says government

02 April 2015, 18:45

Garissa - Kenyan troops have killed two gunmen, part of a group of fighters from the Al Shabaab militia group that attacked the Garissa University College.

"Two terrorists have been neutralised in the ongoing operation, security agencies intensify rescue operation," the interior ministry said in a statement. Heavy gunfire and shouts from inside the building where hostages were believed to be held were heard by journalists with the Kenyan troops.

So far it is understood that 20 people have been killed in the attack, with over 70 injured.

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