In the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, there has been a terrorist attack on a Hotel. The Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab have known of the attack on Tuesday, reported the jihadist Propaganda specialized Site Intelligence Group.

The area around the building complex of the hotel Dusit had been cordoned off, police said on Twitter. The number of victims was unclear at first.

media reported that armed strangers who were in the complex. Live images on television showed burning cars in front of the Hotel, shots were heard. Security forces and the fire brigade were on the ground, a helicopter circled over the area. The wounded were carried from the building complex. The Red cross was on the ground, but there could be no Victims, said spokeswoman Noellah Musundi, the German press Agency.

This luxury hotel is close to Westgate shopping centre, where, in 2013, died in a terrorist attack at least 67 people. In Kenya, it always comes back to terrorist attacks, especially since the Kenyan armed forces in the neighboring country of Somalia to assist the government in the fight against the terrorist group Al-Shabaab.

dpa