At least 1 dead, several injured in grenade attack in Nairobi

At least 1 dead, several injured in grenade attack in Nairobi
# 14 December 2013 18:20 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. At least one person has been confirmed dead and several others injured following an explosion in a minibus in Nairobi's Pangani estate, Kenyan police said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

Nairobi County Commander Benson Kibui said the dead is a woman who was blown up by the improvised explosive device in a vehicle plying Eastleigh route 9 at Pangani, Nairobi.

"We believe the device is IED (improvised explosive device) and it caused a massive damage on the matatu plying central business district-Eastleigh route," Kibui said.

Other reports said at least five people were killed in the incident which has sent panic among commuters who are plying that route.

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