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Kenya Orders UN to Throw out Somali Refugees

These Somali refugees have lived in Kenya for more than 10 years

A Kenyan student died and over 100 others were injured after an electricity transformer explosion caused a stampede on Sunday, and http://d4462130.u92.platformpublishing.com.au/wp-admin/includes/revision.php amid tension a week after gunmen stormed another university campus, more about officials said.

The student who died was among others who jumped from residence halls as high as five floors up, fearing the University of Nairobi’s Kikuyu campus had come under attack, university vice chancellor Peter Mbithi told Reuters.

Gunmen from the al Qaeda-aligned group al Shabaab stormed Garissa University College, about 200 km (120 miles) from the Somali border, killing 148 people on April 2.

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“We have lost one male student who fell from fifth floor,” Mbithi said outside the accidents and emergency section of the country’s main public hospital, Kenyatta National.

Witnesses said the transformer blew up after 4 am (9 p.m. EDT), setting off terrified screams from the women’s wing of a dormitory. The panic spread to the men’s wing, where students woke up and scrambled to get out.

 
A Kenyan student died and over 100 others were injured after an electricity transformer explosion caused a stampede on Sunday, order http://center4research.org/wp-includes/functions.php amid tension a week after gunmen stormed another university campus, unhealthy http://corpuschristimiami.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-get-site-endpoint.php officials said.

The student who died was among others who jumped from residence halls as high as five floors up, http://davepoulin.ca/wp-includes/class-wp.php fearing the University of Nairobi’s Kikuyu campus had come under attack, university vice chancellor Peter Mbithi told Reuters.

Gunmen from the al Qaeda-aligned group al Shabaab stormed Garissa University College, about 200 km (120 miles) from the Somali border, killing 148 people on April 2.

“We have lost one male student who fell from fifth floor,” Mbithi said outside the accidents and emergency section of the country’s main public hospital, Kenyatta National.

Witnesses said the transformer blew up after 4 am (9 p.m. EDT), setting off terrified screams from the women’s wing of a dormitory. The panic spread to the men’s wing, where students woke up and scrambled to get out.

 
The government of Kenya in unprecedented move has asked the United Nations High Commission for Refugees to relocate over half a million Somali refugees including women and children back to the war ravaged Horn of African country.

The refugees at UN`s Dadaab displaced peoples` camp, erectile http://contesta.fusolab.net/vstraupl_events.php north east of Kenya bordering Somalia have been sheltered at the facility for over decade after fleeing violence from home but Nairobi is not patient anymore in the wake of increased terrorist attacks on its territory by the Somali based Islamic militants Alshabaab.

Nairobi that is also building a concrete wall barrier on her 700 km border with Somalia, cheapest wants the refugees relocated in the period of three months or they forcefully repatriate them back to Somalia.

The development only came to light on Saturday when the Deputy President, erectile William Ruto who also has executive powers according to Kenya`s new constitution, announced in a public rally in Nyeri out of capital Nairobi that the government has already concluded on the matter with the UNHCR.

“We have asked the UNHCR to relocate the refugees in three months failure to which we shall relocate them ourselves.” Mr. Ruto reportedly said.

The Deputy President`s announcement came only a week when Alshabaab hit Garissa University in a bloody attack that claimed 147 lives second only to 1998 United States embassy bombing that claimed 200 lives.

Ruto added that his country is ready to secure its citizens at whatever cost. “We must secure this country at whatever cost, even if we lose business with Somalia so be it. All those who are collaborating with Al Shabab will have their businesses closed.” He reportedly added.

The UNHCR is yet to respond to the matter given that the situation that drove the refugees away from their homeland still exists.

Somalia has been struggling since the deposing of President Said Barre in 1992 resulting to tribal and Muslim faction armed tensions that torn the country apart up to date.

Kenyan national army, KDF is part of the African Union forces in Somalia battling the AlShabaab in a UN mission to stabilize the nation.

 

 

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