Fresh Gunfire Heard as Kenyan Attack Survivors Rescued

The Daily Nation is reporting that explosions and heavy gunfire have been heard as security officers engage suspected terrorists on Wednesday morning inside the Grosvenor Hotel in the Dusit office complex. This comes after more than 50 survivors of the attack were successfully rescued. On Tuesday night, the Kenyan government said the attack in Nairobi had ended.

Meanwhile, an outcry by Kenyans online after the New York Times published photos of dead victims led to an apology on Twitter by the paper's new  East Africa Bureau chief.

At least 50 more people have been rescued from the Dusit Hotel complex by security officers on Wednesday, January 15, 2019.

Security forces arrive at 14 Riverside Drive, which was attacked by suspected terrorists on January 15, 2019.

Scene from attack on luxury hotel and office complex in Nairobi

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Motorists wait in traffic following an explosion and gunfire near Dusit Hotel in Westlands.

A picture showing smoke coming near the building where gunshots and explosions were heard in Westlands, Nairobi.

Additional security officers have been deployed to Westlands.

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