Garissa, April 4: Two days after the deadly Garissa University attacks took place, Kenyan medical staff has said that a survivor has been found on Saturday, April 4.
The survivor who was rescued on Saturday had been hiding in the college since Thursday, officials said.
The survivor, Cynthia Charotich , 19 said that she hid in a large cupboard and covered herself under clothes. She even refused to come out even though some of her classmates came out at the behest of the gunmen.
Charotich said that she even thought that those who were trying to rescue here were militants, even as they urged her to come out of her hiding place.
At least 148 people, including 142 students of Garissa University College, three security officers, two university security personnel and one more died in the attack carried out by masked Somali militants al-Shabaab on Thursday.
So far five suspects have been arrested in connection with gruesome attack . Meanwhile, Al Shabab militants have threatened to carry out similar attacks in Kenya [Al-Shabab threatens to stage more attacks in Kenya after Garissa University College]