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Minister Flanagan condemns the terrorist attack in Kenya

Consular, Minister Charles Flanagan, Security, Press Releases, Africa, 2015

 

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, T.D., has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Garissa County, Kenya today which resulted in the deaths of 147 people.
 
Minister Flanagan stated:


“I strongly condemn the terrorist attack that took place today in a University College in Garissa and led to the death and injury of so many innocent Kenyan students.

"On behalf of the Irish people I send my condolences to the families and loved ones of those who died, to fellow students, to the Kenyan government and people.

"I am following developments closely through our Embassy in Nairobi.”

 

 
ENDS
 
Press Office
 
02 April 2015

 

Notes for Editors:
 
Travel Advice for Kenya:
https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/kenya/
 
Anyone concerned for the welfare of an Irish citizen in Garissa should contact the Consular Assistance Unit at 01-408 2000.