Gunshots were heard inside Strathmore University in Nairobi, which sparked panic with some students being injured as they tried to escape the building, some through windows and others taking shelter in a nearby river.
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As reports of the gunshots spread throughout the capital, the panic spread, however police quickly moved to confirm it was just part of a training operation.
Police commander Japheth Koome said: “It was a mock exercise. We wanted to check on alertness of emergency services.”