GARISSA (Xinhua) --
Kenyan police have arrested one terror suspect in the Friday
school attack, in which three people including two teachers were
killed by Al-Shabaab militants, an official said on Monday.
Regional Commissioner Mohamud Saleh said that a team of
multi-agency security involved in the operation to track down
the suspects is narrowing in on the other two suspects still at
“Even if they cross
over to Somalia we shall go for them,” said Saleh in Garissa
when he opened a five-day training workshop for local government
Saleh said that the
security apparatus are determined to arrest all those involving
in the heinous killing.
teachers were killed alongside the wife of one of them, when
gunmen attacked Qarsa Primary School early Friday.
attack, non-local teachers have threatened to leave the region
en mass claiming their lives are in danger.
Kenya National Union
of Teachers (Knut) secretary Noor Bardad for Wajir County said
more than ten schools have been hard hit by the exit of the
The local union
officials condemned the killings and urged Teacher Service
Commissioner (TSC) their employer body to transfer all non-local
teachers from the region to other parts of the country.
According to union
officials, over 60 percent of teachers in Wajir County are
non-locals and their departure could paralyze learning in