Terrorists Attack Luxury Hotel In Kenya
Suspected Militants have attacked a luxury hotel in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya.
Gunfires and blast were heard at a compound in the Westlands district of the Kenyan capital which houses the DusitD2 hotel as well as offices.
The five-star DusitD2 hotel, Located in the Westlands suburb has 101 rooms and is just minutes from the city;s business district.
Two explosions and gunfire were heard at the complex in Nairobi, which sent people scrambling after black smoke was seen rising from the scene.
According to a military operations spokesman, Abdiaziz Abu Mus’ab, forces are currently conducting an operation in the capital city.
“That (attack) began with an attack at I&M bank with an explosion that targeted three vehicles in the parking lot and a suicide bomb,” Kenya police chief, Joseph Boinnet, said.
Somali militant group Al-Shabab has taken responsibility for the attack
Al-Shabab are a militant Islamist group that opposes the Somali government. After a regional peacekeeping operation was formed to battle the group, they started attacking other countries in the region.