14 People killed in Dusit Attack –Uhuru Kenyatta

The operation at Dusit is over

Events at Dusit Hotel and office complex.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed that 14 people were killed in the Dusit attack that happened on Tuesday at around 3:15pm.

Addressing the Nation, Kenyatta confirmed that the security operations at Dusit complex was over and all the terrorist eliminated.

“The security operation at Dusit complex is over and all the terrorists eliminated. We have confirmation that 14 innocent lives were lost through the hands of these murderous terrorists” said Kenyatta.

He added that security forces will pursue those who were involved in planning, funding and execution of the heinous act.

“We will seek out every person who was involved in the planning, funding and execution of this heinous act. We will pursue them relentlessly. I assure all our investors, visitors in the country that they are safe. We are grieving as a country this morning and my heart and that of every Kenyan goes out to the innocent men and women violated by senseless violence," the Head of State stated.

700 civilians

He also mentioned that over 700 civilians were rescued from the attack.

“Over 700 civilians were evacuated from the scene of the attack. Even as we regret the incident I commend the quick and swift response by all fighting teams for neutralising the threat. I also commend the civilians who looked after one another during the attack. Let us now go back to work. May Gob bless Kenya”

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