Gunmen Thursday morning stormed Moi University campus in Garissa Town in neighboring Kenya causing a major siege and casualties.
About two University guards have been killed in the attack according to local media and a number of students injured.
An unconfirmed number of students have also been held hostage, pill http://confusedcoconut.com/wp-includes/class-wp-editor.php and the national army is currently exchanging fire with the attackers
Gunshots and explosions were heard from the compound for hours as police and military were mobilized to the institution.
It is not clear who is behind the incident but witnesses say there is heavy presence of police and military in the area. Somalia based Alshabaab terrorists are highly suspected to be behind the attack which started about 4am this morning.
Witnesses say the gunmen went into the university as students went for morning prayers. Those calling from inside the university say there are many casualties.
Area residents say Kenya Defense Forces have surrounded the compound.
The attack started from the Mosque inside the university where the attackers shot at worshippers indiscriminately.
Students who escaped the attack said there were at least five gunmen. Many other students and teachers were by 8 am still being held hostage.
They said the attackers had posed as worshipers at a mosque in the college. Witnesses said ambulances were carrying casualties to Nairobi.
Local security bosses say there had been threats on the institutions inthe area from terror a group.
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The official added that a policeman who rushed there for rescue mission was among those injured in the siege.
In Nairobi, security officials were put on alert over fears of a similar attack. Security bosses were mobilized for a crisis meeting to monitor the situation.
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URA FC (Uganda) Vs Orlando Pirates (South Africa) – Agg: 1-2
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The South African side Orlando Pirates will jet in tomorrow 02nd April 2015 at 19h05 (07:05pm) aboard South African Airways, SAA 160 for their must-win Caf Confederations Cup return leg against Uganda Revenue Authority on Saturday.
Trailing 2-1 from the first leg in South Africa, URA need to beat Pirates by a goal-to-nil to progress to the second round.
The South Africans will have training on Friday at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole at 04:00pm.
URA injury ridden
Coach Alex Isabirye faces the opponents without four of his first team players.
Add lead marksman Robert Ssentongo, who is serving his second match ban plus five would-be starters in the club’s biggest game of the season still yet to pass late fitness tests. Strikers Frank Kalanda and Peter Lwasa are all huge doubts, with only the former standing a 50-50 chance.
Kalanda is down with malaria since Sunday while Lwasa’s bad ankle rules him out, according to Isabirye. Midfielder Oscar Agaba’s hamstring and defender Deo Othieno’s bad knee are also almost certain to rule the two out.