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KENYA, GARISSA ATTACK, BREAKING NEWS…..

First shots from inside one of the Churches in Garissa (from NTV)

A few minutes ago it was announced that two churches in the town of Garissa have been attacked.

Reuters

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan police said several people were feared to have been killed in grenade attacks at two churches in Garissa, a town in northern Kenya that is an important military base from where ground forces have been deployed across the frontier into Somalia.

“Several people are feared to have been killed in the grenade attacks. The goons were clad in balaclavas and hurled the grenades at the Catholic Church and the AIC (African Inland Independent Church in the town,” regional deputy police chief Philip Ndolo, told Reuters.

The Sunday Nation

10 dead, 50 injured in twin Garissa church attacks

Ten people have been killed and at least 50 more injured in separate grenade attacks at Catholic’s Central Cathedral and AIC churches in Garissa, police says.

According to North Eastern Deputy PPO, Philip Ndulu said AIC church suffered more casualties as it accounts for the 10 dead and at least 50 injured persons.

An eye witness Felix Kimanzi said four masked gunmen wearing blue uniforms sprayed bullets at the congregation of the AIC church resulting in the deaths and the high number of casualties.

He also said two grenades were hurled but only one exploded.

Reuters Update:

(Reuters) – Kenyan police said at least 10 people were killed when grenades exploded at two churches in the northern town of Garissa, in the latest in a string of deadly attacks since Kenya sent its troops to pursue al Qaeda-linked rebels in Somalia.

“So fare we have at least 10 killed, and more than 40 wounded following the grenade attacks,” regional deputy police chief Philip Ndolo, told Reuters.

Al Jazeera : ‘Men opened fire on worshippers….’

At least 10 people are reported to have been killed and 50 injured in grenade attacks at two churches in Garissa, a town in northern Kenya that is an important military base from where ground forces have been deployed across the frontier into Somalia.

“Several people are feared to have been killed in the grenade attacks,” regional deputy police chief Philip Ndolo told the Reuters news agency on Sunday.

“The goons were clad in balaclavas and hurled the grenades at the Catholic Church and the [African Inland Independent Church] in the town.”

Men reportedly opened fire on worshippers at the AIC church and threw grenades into mass at the Catholic church, sources told Al Jazeera.

Latest Report from Red Cross: Possibly 15 dead and between 75-90 injured…’plane leaves Wilson Airport with in the hour (current time 13.10pm) Appeal out for medical help to get to Wilson immediately particularly surgeons doctors and anaethatists….

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