Garissa University College in Nairobi was attacked by masked Al-Shabab gunman around 5:30 A.M. According to the Washington Post at least 147 are believed to be dead.
The militants stormed the dormitories strapped with explosive and heavy arms. The militants took some students hostage while shooting others. Kenyon’s National Disaster Operation Center has reported at least 79 injuries in addition to those murdered.
Fear and panic flowed through the city of Garissa as many students were unaccounted for. A large number of students escaped the violence by jumping over a fence to safety.