extremists have attacked in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, a luxury hotel and there are many people shot down. How many men were killed, was initially unclear, even after the interior had declared Minister Fred Matiang'i on, the situation was under control. An eye witness reported that he had alone seen in the entrance area, five bodies. The radical Islamic militia Al-Shabaab claimed the attack.
explosions and gunfire are also Bars, Restaurants, banks, and offices echoed through the building complex to the next to the Hotel, DusitD2. The Kenyan police chief Joseph Boinnet said the attack began with an Explosion in front of the Bank, a suicide bomber had blown up in the hotel lobby in the air. In the Lobby, several guests had been seriously injured. Numbers of victims he did not, as Minister of the interior, Matiang'i. This said in the evening only: "I would like to reiterate that the situation is under control and the country is safe."
The current stroke falls on the anniversary of another severe attack of the Islamists group. It was exactly three years ago, Al-Shabaab had attacked a Kenyan military base in the Somali El-Adde. At the time, 140 Kenyan soldiers had been killed. Kenya sent its military in 2011, according to Somalia, where the Al-Qaeda allied group Al-Shabaab. Since then, the Islamists are guilty of attacks in Kenya.
was shot While in the Hotel, said a police officer, who asked not to be named, the AP news Agency: "There was no time to count the dead".
"It's terrible. What I have seen is terrible"
Several cars were burned on Tuesday, people were hastily taken away from the scene of the crime, some even worn. An eyewitness reported that the attacker would have mowed guests in a cafe, literally. "It is terrible. What I have seen is terrible. I saw a man, as I walked out and there was everywhere something that looks like minced meat," said a man who claimed to be from the scene of the crime ran away. "I had hidden. My colleagues started running everywhere," said another man. "I haven't seen any of the attackers."
Kenyan television stations Citizen TV showed images of a surveillance camera, in which four of the attackers, the storm in the Hotel. Black smoke rose above the Hotel. The police sent officers from the Anti-terrorist unit and Explosives disposal unit to the scene of the crime. Around cars was a large cordoned off, for fear that they might contain explosives. A car was crashed by controlled demolition.