garThis morning, suspected Al Shabaab militants attacked Garissa University College.

Information is scanty, but reports have it that at least 8 people have been killed, including 2 guards manning the institution. Kenya Red Cross states that at least 30 people, including 2 policemen were rushed to hospital with bullet wounds.

There have been reports that students have been taken hostage, but nothing is confirmed.

In a statement to the media, IG Joseph Boinnet said that the attackers shot indiscriminately while inside the university. He however urged Kenyans to remain calm as the police fight the militants.

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UPDATE: 15 people have been confirmed dead and over 65 injured.

UPDATE: 70 confirmed dead

UPDATE: 147 confirmed dead, 79 injured