Photos from 14 Riverside attack in Nairobi


Photos from 14 Riverside attack in Nairobi

Suspected terrorists have staged an attack at 14 Riverside Drive in Westlands area of Nairobi near the dusitD2 hotel.

The attackers, said to be six in number, arrived at the area at around 3.30pm on Tuesday and soon after a bomb was detonated followed by heavy gunfire.

Security officers drawn from various teams including the elite recce squad have since been deployed in the area.

Here are photos from the scene:

Members of security forces are seen at the scene where explosions and gunshots were heard at the Dusit hotel compound, in Nairobi, Kenya January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

 

Cars are seen on fire at the scene where explosions and gunshots were heard at the Dusit hotel compound, in Nairobi, Kenya January 15, 2019. REUTERS
Cars are seen on fire at the scene where explosions and gunshots were heard at the Dusit hotel compound, in Nairobi, Kenya January 15, 2019. REUTERS

Security agencies at 14 Riverside Drive on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Photo/REUTERS

Gunshots on a windscreen in one of the cars at 14 Riverside Nairobi
Gunshots on a windscreen in one of the cars at 14 Riverside Nairobi

 

 

 

 

Photos courtesy of VOA, Reuters and CNN

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