DCI releases phone numbers to call regarding Dusit D2 Al Shabaab attack

Hotline to Flying Squad officer

DCI boss George Kinoti at the Dusit complex directing his officers (Twitter)

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Tuesday released two phone numbers that had been designated to receive information on the Dusit D2 Al Shabaab attack.

The message came moments after State House asked members of the public not to share clips of the attack.

"For all those that are receiving information. Please use this number 0722839978 belonging to Musa Yego, the Head of Flying Squad as the alternative to sharing the information.

"You can also use this number 0721141282 belonging to Mr Philip Ndolo [Nairobi County Police Commander]," the official DCI Twitter handle posted.

Events as they Happened at Dusit

Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack which started at 3:30 pm on Tuesday with a loud blast at the Secret Garden Hotel.

IG Joseph Boinnet confirmed that attackers were still holed up in the Dusit complex as the rescue operations continued.

"Security and emergency forces immediately responded to the incident and have cordoned off the area.

"The situation is being managed and residents are being screened and evacuated from the area," Boinnet stated.

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