Kenya University Attack Victims families in long queues to identify bodies of their slain loved ones

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged that the attackers would face justice for the "mindless slaughter"

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The families of those slain in the Garissa University attack have formed long queues at a morgue in Nairobi to identify the bodies of their loved ones, believed to be among those killed in the attack, Al Jazeera reports.

Among those who await the arduous task is  the Felix family who are trying to find 20-year-old Veronica, a student at the university who has been missing since the attack.

The mother, Florence, who spoke to reporters said:

"Those children died a very painful death. I can't even identify my own child from her face. She has wounds on her skin all over her body. Her skin has burned, she has no hair. I just identified her with her folded toe and the scar on her thigh."

Meanwhile, one of Thursday's attackers has been identified as Abdirahim Abdullahi, who is the son of government official, Abdullahi Daqara, the Chief of Bulla Jamhuri in Mandera county.

Also Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged that the attackers  would face justice for the "mindless slaughter" and vowed to retaliate for the killings in the "severest way".

In the meantime, 5 men have been arrested in connection with the attack. 

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