Hundreds Arrested After Bombings in Kenya

Security forces have detained more than 600 people following a series of explosions in Nairobi's Eastleigh area that left several dead and dozens injured.


  • Kenya:   Death Toll in Eastleigh Grenade Attack Rises to Five

    Capital FM, 8 December 2012

    Three more people succumbed to injuries of Friday night's grenade attack in Eastleigh, raising the death toll to five. Read more »

  • Kenya:   Eastleigh Death Toll Hits Five

    The Star, 8 December 2012

    Two more victims of last night's grenade attack in Eastleigh have succumbed to their injuries while undergoing treatment at Kenyatta Hospital bringing the death toll to five.… Read more »

  • Kenya:   MP Injured in Eastleigh Blast

    The Star, 8 December 2012

    Three people were last night killed and eight others including Kamkunji MP Yusuf Hassan injured in a blast outside a mosque in Eastleigh. The blast comes two days after a devise… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Explosion in Eastleigh Again

    The Star, 6 December 2012

    Aleast eight people were last night injured in another explosion in Nairobi's Eastleigh area.The explosion believed to be from an improvised device went off near Joster supermarket… Read more »



  • Kenya:   Six Injured in Eastleigh Explosion

    The Star, 5 December 2012

    Six people were injured after a grenade exploded in California estate in Nairobi.Preliminary investigations by the police indicated that the explosion was caused by an improvised… Read more »

Photo: Capital FM

The matatu was ripped apart by an explosion in an earlier incident in Eastleigh.

  • Kenya:   Probe Violence, Gabow Says

    The Star, 5 December 2012

    Marsabit leaders have urged the government to investigate "ethnic violence" that seems to have resurfaced. Assistant minister for Special Programme Mohamed Gabow said yesterday in… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Kisauni Police in Search for Station Bombers

    The Star, 5 December 2012

    POLICE in Kisauni are investigating an incident in which three people threw a petrol bomb at a police station, injuring one officer. Police boss, Julius Wanjohi, said no one has… Read more »


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