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Kenyan medical staff say survivor of school killings is found Saturday, 2 days after attack

  • A woman  cries after she viewed the body of a relative killed in Thursday's attack on a university, at Chiromo funeral home, Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, April 4, 2015. Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through a university in northeastern Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing scores of people in the group's deadliest attack in the East African country. Four militants were slain by security forces to end the siege just after dusk. (AP Photo)

    A woman cries after she viewed the body of a relative killed in Thursday's attack on a university, at Chiromo funeral home, Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, April 4, 2015. Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through a university in northeastern Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing scores of people in the group's deadliest attack in the East African country. Four militants were slain by security forces to end the siege just after dusk. (AP Photo)  (The Associated Press)

  • A university student, one of the survivors walks at the Garissa Hospital, in Garissa  Kenya, Friday, April 3, 2015. Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through the university at dawn Thursday, killing over 100 people in the group's deadliest attack in the East African country. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

    A university student, one of the survivors walks at the Garissa Hospital, in Garissa Kenya, Friday, April 3, 2015. Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through the university at dawn Thursday, killing over 100 people in the group's deadliest attack in the East African country. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)  (The Associated Press)

  • A woman weeps after she viewed the body of a relative killed in Thursday's attack on a university, at Chiromo funeral home, Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, April 4, 2015. Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through a university in northeastern Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing scores of people in the group's deadliest attack in the East African country. Four militants were slain by security forces to end the siege just after dusk. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)

    A woman weeps after she viewed the body of a relative killed in Thursday's attack on a university, at Chiromo funeral home, Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, April 4, 2015. Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through a university in northeastern Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing scores of people in the group's deadliest attack in the East African country. Four militants were slain by security forces to end the siege just after dusk. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)  (The Associated Press)

Kenyan medical staff say a survivor of the killings at Garissa University College was found Saturday, two days after the attack by Islamic extremists killed 148 people.

Kenyan authorities on Saturday rescued a survivor who had been hiding in the college since Thursday.

Cynthia Charotich, 19, said from her hospital bed on Saturday that she hid in a large cupboard and covered herself with clothes, refusing to emerge even when some of her classmates came out of hiding at the demands of the gunmen from the al-Shabab group.

Kenyan officials said she was rescued shortly before 10 a.m. Charotich said she didn't believe that rescuers urging her to come out of her hiding place were there to help, suspecting at first that they were militants.