Why you should keep off 14 Riverside Drive after attack

Crime Scene

Events at Dusit Hotel and office complex.

The National Police Service has warned the public to avoid the 14 Riverside Drive as its still a Crime Scene.

A statement shared on their official Twitter account, stated that the area is under active security and therefore anyone who is not actively involved in the operation should avoid the area.

“We wish to caution all members of the public including politicians that Dusit Hotel and the area around 14 Riverside Drive is a Crime Scene that is under an active security operation. Until it is declared safe, everyone not actively involved in the operation should avoid the area.” Reads a Tweet from National police service.

Interior CS Fred Matiang'i

The update comes hours after Interior CS Fred Matiang'i addressed the nation stating that the he had informed President Uhuru Kenyatta of the ongoing operation by the police.

Matiang'i further affirmed the sentiments made earlier by Inspector General Joseph Boinnet that the buildings affected were secured.

" The security teams have evacuated scores of Kenyans and other nationalities from the buildings. We are now in the final stages of mopping up the area and securing evidence and documenting the the consequences of the unfortunate events," stated Matiang'i.

CCTV captured the faces of attackers of the devastating Tuesday terror attack on Dusit Complex on 14 Riverside Drive.

The suspected Alshabaab militants then forced their way into the parking lot which was later followed by a huge explosion at the Secret Garden Hotel.

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