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Kenya: Somali-based militant group claims hotel attack in Nairobi

Kenya: Somali-based militant group claims hotel attack in Nairobi

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 15 Jan 2019, 03:40 pm

Nairobi, Jan 15 (IBNS): Somali-based militant group al-Shabab has claimed the DusitD2 hotel attack, which took place in Kenyan city of Nairobi on Tuesday, media reports said.

However, the militant group has given no details.

According to local media reports, smoke was seen rising from the hotel.

Police have been sent to the area, BBC reported.

No casualty has been reported so far.

One person was taken out with a gunshot wound in the back.

People are leaving the area under the security of armed-officers.

Located in Westlands suburb, the hotel has 101 rooms.

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