3 May 2014

Kenya: Three Dead in Mombasa Bus Explosion

At least three people have died and several others injured after an explosive was hurled into Chania Bus in Mwembe Tayari, Mombasa.

Passengers were reportedly boarding the bus during the Saturday evening attack. Interior Ministry on their Twitter handle said an Improvised Explosive Device ( IED) was discovered at the gate of Reef Hotel in Nyali.

The bag was noticed and people took cover, no casualties reported. Mombasa Police boss Robert Kitur is at Reef Hotel.

Copyright © 2014 Shabelle Media Network. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.