School Massacre: Kenyan President Declares 3-Day National Mourning

School Massacre: Kenyan President Declares 3-Day National Mourning

By Chidinma Unigwe | Sub Editor on April 4, 2015
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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

The president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday, April 4, 2015 declared three days of national mourning following the massacre of about 150 students by the Somali Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabab gunmen.

“I declare three days of mourning during which our flags will fly at half mast,” Kenyatta said in a televised national address from the capital Nairobi.

He condemned the “barbaric slaughter” in his first address since the end of the attack on Thursday, April 2, 2015.

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