High-end complex in Nairobi under ‘attack,’ police say


Posted on: January 15th, 2019 by ABC News No Comments

MarkRubens/iStock(LONDON) — Gunfire and an explosion have been reported at a high-end complex in Kenya’s capital Tuesday afternoon in what authorities are calling an “attack incident.”

Video from the scene in Nairobi’s affluent Westlands neighborhood showed vehicles ablaze and people being carried away. A popular, upscale hotel called the DusitD2 is located in the modern complex that police say was under attack.

“We wish to confirm that there has been an attack incident along 14 Riverside Drive. The area has since been cordoned off,” the Kenya Police Service said via Twitter.

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