An upscale hotel complex in Nairobi came under attack on Tuesday, with an explosion and heavy gunfire. Witnesses and police at the scene called it a terror attack. Several vehicles burned. People were being rushed and carried from the scene.
“We have sent officers to the scene, including from the anti-terrorism unit, but so far we have no more information,” police spokesman Charles Owino said.
What we know so far:
-One Explosion by a suicide bomber
-4 Armed Gunman are taking hostages
-Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility
Vehicles seen burning near upscale hotel complex in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, as a blast and heavy gunfire is reported in the area.
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