At least 7 dead in attack on Nairobi

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:19:37 +0100

ROME, 15 JAN - At least 7 victims of the attack in Nairobi would have been reported: one witness reported seeing five bodies at the entrance of the hotel, while the rescuers said that two of the injured died on arrival at the hospital.
Thirty-one wounded in the attack claimed by Somali Islamic terrorists Al Shabaab against a complex of hotels, banks and offices. Among them, according to local media, even a pregnant woman. The Kenyan security forces have controlled six of the seven planes of the compound attacked by the Shabaabs in Nairobi and the operation to "neutralize" the attackers is still ongoing. According to the first reconstructions, a suicide bomber blew himself up in the hotel lobby, injuring some guests during the attack that began with an explosion that hit three cars parked in front of a bank.