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Explosion, gunfire at Nairobi hotel – VIDEO



By The EastAfrican
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Kenyan security officers have been deployed to Dusit Hotel in Westlands, Nairobi following a blast on Tuesday afternoon.

Police say an elite team Recce squad has been dispatched to the area.

It was not immediately clear whether the incident was a robbery or an attack.

  • Smoke could be seen from something burning outside the affected building.

  • Some of the people in the nearby buildings told the Nation that they are holed up in their offices.

  • Police have warned people to stay away from the area near Dusit Hotel as they respond to the gunshot and explosion reports.

  • Surrounding buildings have been evacuated under the watchful eye of armed plain-clothed and uniformed officers.

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