Gunmen open fire at Kenya university, injuring several students: witness

A man leaps skips over a perimeter fence after police fired in the air to disperse a mob of demostrators that had gathered to attack a man accused of stealing during political demonstrations October 09, 2017 by supporters of Kenya's main opposition coalition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) in the capital Nairobi. Thousands gathered in the capital and the western opposition stronghold Kisumu, while smaller demonstrations took place elsewhere, as the opposition stepped up its protest campaign with opposition leader Raila Odinga reiterated that he would not take part in a re-run of the presidential election on October 26 if the environment is not conducive for a free and fair election. / AFP PHOTO / Tony KARUMBA

MOMBASA: Several students have been injured in Kenya after gunmen opened fire at the Technical University of Mombasa’s campus in coastal Kwale county.

A witness who did not want to be named told Reuters she and several other students had fled their bus when gunmen opened fire on them and had seen blood-covered students being carried from the building as police descended on the campus.

Police did not immediately answer calls seeking comment.