PM Lee condemns Kenyan university attack

In a letter to Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on behalf of the government of Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called the attack a “dastardly act of terror” and offered his deepest condolences.

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has condemned the deadly attack that took place in Garissa University in Kenya on Thursday (Apr 2). The incident saw heavily armed gunmen storming the campus and killing at least 147 people.

In a letter to Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on behalf of the government of Singapore, Mr Lee called the attack a “dastardly act of terror” and offered his deepest condolences.

Mr Lee said he was “shocked and saddened to learn that many of the 147 victims killed were young university students”, adding that “it is a stark reminder of the danger that terrorism poses to societies all over the world”.

Mr Lee also said that he is “confident that Kenyans will overcome this latest incident with fortitude” and that Singapore’s thoughts are with them during this difficult time.

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