Kenya: 10 Injured in Grenade Attack

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Several people injured in a grenade attack in Diani, Kwale county.

Mombasa — A grenade attack on a popular nightclub outside the coastal Kenyan city of Mombasa wounded at least 10 people early on Thursday, police said.

The incident occurred at 3.30 am (00.30 GMT) at a popular tourist nightclub in Diani some 25 km outside Mombasa.

"Three people appeared from the other side of the road and threw a grenade at the night club which [the grenade] exploded injuring 10 people. The attackers escaped on a motor bike," Jack Ekakuro, Kwale area police chief, told journalists at the scene.

Police said the injured were taken to hospital and are in a stable condition.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

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