The day after the terrorist attack on a Hotel in Nairobi, the number of dead rises to 15 people. In the night, more shots were fired. Kenya's President Kenyatta announces that the attackers had been killed.
The number of deaths due to the terrorist attack on a Hotel and office complex in Nairobi has risen to at least 15. At least 30 people were injured, according to police. "There was no time to count the dead," said a police officer, the AP news Agency.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyata announced on Wednesday morning that the attack was terminated.
The location at the point of attack remained uneasy: the Reporter reports of a further Explosion and shots were heard in the night in the vicinity of the building complex.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said in the Morning, the attackers had been killed: "All the terrorists were eliminated," he said. The attack was completed. Kenyatta spoke of 14 "Innocent", had been killed in the attack. His formulation left open first, the question of losses of the security forces and the extremists.
Previously, the foreign Ministry had tweeted that there was "no further threat" to the Public: "All of the buildings and the surroundings are safe." Security forces cleaned the building.attack was a US conference participants
Armed attackers had yesterday fired in the afternoon an explosive device in front of the Dusit complex and the Hotel charged. A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Foyer in the air.
In the complex are located next to the luxury hotel also has shops, Restaurant and offices. Of the attack but according to the Anti-Terror police to a conference in force, which had been organized by Americans. The Meeting was originally to take place in the Hotel, but was in the last Minute moved.Al-Shabaab claimed the attack for the
The Somali terror group Al-Shabaab claimed to be responsible for the attack.
The Al-Qaeda-linked militia from Somalia had already claimed the 2013 attack on a shopping centre. In the attack, followed by a hostage-taking in the "Westside Mall" were 67 people were killed.
follow her so far, the most serious attack was an attack on the University in the city of Garissa in the year 2015, in which 147 people were killed.
With information from Linda Staude, ARD-Studio, Nairobi.
terrorist attack on a luxury hotel in Nairobi
Linda Staude, ARD, Nairobi,
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