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17 Jan 2019
2:53 pm

Nine Al Shabaab terrorists arrested, all missing Kenyans accounted for

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All five militants who stormed the DusitD2 hotel and business complex on Tuesday have reportedly been killed.

FILE PICTURE: An injured woman is evacuated from the scene of an explosion at a hotel complex in Nairobi's Westlands suburb on January 15, 2019, in Kenya. - A huge blast followed by a gun battle rocked an upmarket hotel and office complex in Nairobi on January 15, 2018, causing casualties, in an attack claimed by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab Islamist group. (Photo by Luis TATO / AFP)

Nine people have been arrested in Kenya following the attack by Al Shabaab on a luxury hotel compound in the capital Nairobi that killed at least 21 people, the BBC reported Thursday.

All five militants who stormed the DusitD2 hotel and business complex on Tuesday have been killed, officials said, and a major hunt is underway to find those who helped organise it.

Kenya’s Red Cross says everyone who was missing has now been accounted for.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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