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Kenya’s most wanted: Police hunt teacher Islamist terrorist mastermind behind attack that killed 147, putting £145,000 bounty on his head

273ACA8B00000578-3024249-A_145_000_reward_has_been_offered_for_information_leading_to_the-a-18_1428109443823A manhunt is under way for the terrorist who masterminded the murder of 147 people in Kenya. The country’s most wanted man has been identified as Mohamed Mohamud, a former teacher who has a £145,000 bounty on his head for orchestrating the massacre at Garissa University College. The attack on the university by al-Shabaab terrorists, acting on Mohamud’s orders, was the deadliest on Kenyan soil since the bombing of the American embassy in 1998. Mohamud, who is a Kenyan national of Somali heritage, is a former teacher with three wives and is thought to be in his mid-40s. He has been linked to a number of previous attacks and is thought to have been the key figure in the attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, where 67 shoppers were killed in 2013, a Somali security source told The Guardian….Read Article