Near a hotel complex in the Kenyan capital Nairobi are a blast and gunfire heard. The Somali terror group al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the ongoing operation, ” says the BBC.
On the complex were many shots heard and found at least two explosions take place.Several vehicles are on fire. Hundreds of people fled from the complex while armed men hacked. They would be a bomauto have used in their raid that is countered by the security services.
The complex is not only the hotel DusitD2 established, but also some of the banks are housed there, just as few seats of international companies.
The police has already let know that anti-terrorism units on the spot.
According to the BBC, people in the offices of the complex work, become entrenched in their offices. “We have no idea what is going on, we have gunshots heard from all corners seem to come’, says one of them to the news agency afp.
The whole area was now closed.
It is not the first time that the terrorist organisation active in Kenya. But the scope of al-Shabaab is mainly in neighbouring Somalia. Al-Shabaab is fighting against the government by the UN is supported.
At the end of last year came to a double suicide attack by al-Shabaab in the Somali, Mogadishu, more than 20 people. And in mid-October was a kamikaze of dezeolfde terrorist organization in a truck on one of the busiest intersections in Mogadishu. More than 350 people were in that attack were killed.