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What Croatia did during Kenya’s worst terrorist attack that left 147 dead[Photos]

The moving act was in sympathy and solidarity following a terrorist attack that claimed 147 lives

On 02 April 2015 as Kenya’s security forces battled Al-Shabaab militia in Somalia, armed terrorist invaded Garissa University in a siege that lasted more than 24 hours.

At a time when other European nations were issuing travel advisories to citizens not to visit Kenya for security reasons, sympathetic Croatian students lay flat on the ground in solidarity with the 147 Kenyans who lost their lives in the attack.

A total of 147 students from Zagreb University lied flat on the ground for 147 seconds in a show of solidarity with the 147 lives lost in the Garissa university attack.


In the wake of the terrorist attack, reaction from the international community came in thick and fast with many condemning the act. However, it is the rare act by Croatia that moved many.

Kenyans supporting Croatia in the World Cup finals against France were keen to point out that at the country’s lowest moment, Croatia stood in solidarity with the country in the wake of one of the worst terrorists attack in the country.


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