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Explosion and heavy gunshots in Nairobi

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Blast and heavy gunshots near Dusit Hotel

Police have responded to a heavy explosion incident that was followed by heavy gunfire at Dusit Hotel in Riverside, Nairobi.

It is not clear the nature of the attack but witnesses reported hearing a loud blast that was followed by heavy gunfire.

Those stuck in the area were already being evacuated from the areas as at the time of reporting this incident.

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Police have also secured a car that was used by the attackers - believed to be terrorists.

An eyewitness reported seeing 4 armed men entering Dusit hotel after which intermittent shooting started.

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