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Gunmen kill two in attack on Kenya university students

By on October 10, 2017

Two staff members were killed and several students were wounded tuesday in Kenya when gunmen openedthe fire on vehicles carrying students to the Technical University of Mombasa’s campus in coastal Kwale county.

Two female staff members were killed and a driver and two policemen were injured in the attack.

“A bus carrying students of the Technical University of Mombasa was ferrying them from their hostels to the campus in Ukunda for classes and was being escorted by a van that had some staff of the college and two escort police officers,” a policeman said.

Somali militant Islamist group al Shabaab frequently carries out attacks along the Kenya-Somali border and along the Kenyan coast. In 2015, it attacked a university in Kenya’s Garissa town, killing 148 students.

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