In the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, is in the vicinity of a hotel to an Explosion and shots. Live images on television showed on Tuesday, burning cars in front of the Hotel, and shots were occasionally heard.
The Islamist Shebab militia has claimed the attack. The US-based SITE Intelligence Group, announced that is specialized to the analysis of Islamist Websites. The al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militia, had announced the attack, therefore, on you tube Shahada language.
people had entrenched themselves after "several" explosions in a panic, in their offices, reported Simon Crump, who works in the DusitD2 Hotel and office complex in Nairobi's upmarket district of Westland. "We have no idea what happened. Shots coming from different directions," he told the AFP news Agency. Later, he said, the police have started the evacuation of the office building.
"All the police teams, including the Anti-Terror officers are on the ground," said police spokesman Charles Owino. Flames and black smoke rose over the Parking lot of the building complex, where several cars were burned. Many people fled, some of them were injured.
The Shebab militia has repeatedly committed serious attacks in Kenya since the country sent in 2011, troops in the fight against the Islamists in Somalia. In an attack on the Westgate shopping centre, only a few kilometers from the Dusit complex, died in 2013 at least 67 people. In April 2015, killing Shebab fighters 148 people in an attack on the University of the city of Garissa in the West of Kenya. (anf/sda/afp)
Created: 15.01.2019, 15:59 PM