Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Nairobi Hotel Complex Under Attack By Suspected Al-Shabaab Terrorists

Daily Mail/AFP: 'What I saw was terrible. It looks like minced meat all over': Al Shabaab Islamists set off explosions at Kenyan hotel and open fire as survivors run for their lives as police race to scene of terror attack

* Explosion and gunfire heard at luxury Nairobi complex which includes a hotel and several offices blocks
* People being rushed and carried from scene - some on stretchers and covered in blood - while cars burn out
* Witness Charles Njenga said victims' bodies looked like 'minced meat all over' as he fled scene in the capital

An upscale complex in Kenya's capital is under attack by terrorists who have set off multiple explosions and have opened fire on civilians.

Survivors are running for their lives, vehicles are on fire and victims are being carried on stretchers from the scene. One witness said he saw at least two bodies inside the complex.

'It is terrible. What I have seen is terrible. I have seen a human as I ran out and there is what looks like minced meat all over,' said Charles Njenga, who fled the scene.

'I have been hiding. My colleagues were running everywhere,' said another man. He said he hid in an office. 'I didn't see an attacker. It was a terrorist attack. I think so.'

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More News On Today's Terror Attack In Nairobi

The Latest: Kenyan police detonate car of explosives -- AP
Latest on Nairobi blasts -- BBC
LIVE: Somali terror group says it is behind Kenya hotel attack -- SKY News
Gunshots, explosion send office workers fleeing in Kenyan capital -- Reuters
Gunfire, blast at upscale complex in Kenya’s capital -- AP
Nairobi DusitD2 hotel under attack as blasts and gunfire heard -- BBC
Nairobi attack: hotel complex hit by gunfire and explosions -- The Guardian
Explosion and shots fired at a complex in Nairobi, Kenya -- DW
Al-Qaeda Group Claims Kenya Attack; Three People Reported Dead -- Bloomberg
Explosions and gunfire heard in Kenyan capital Nairobi -- Al Jazeera
At least 3 killed in ongoing al-Qaeda-linked attack on Kenyan hotel complex -- RT

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