Jan 16, 2019, 7:40 PM
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Iran condemns terrorist attack in Nairobi

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi while condoling the Kenyan government and nation condemned the deadly terrorist attack in the African country's capital which killed at least 14 people.

A major terrorist explosion rocked a hotel and office complex in Nairobi on Tuesday. After the explosion, clashes began between the terrorists and government forces.

At least 14 people were killed at the attack.

The Iranian spokesman also sympathized with the families of the victims.

Assailants identified as Shabab militants attacked a Nairobi luxury hotel and office complex on Tuesday, spreading death and panic as the police in Kenya’s capital evacuated civilians and sealed off the area.

The inspector general of the police, Joseph Boinett, said Tuesday’s assault began at the I&M bank with an explosion that targeted three vehicles and 'a suicide explosion in the foyer of Dusit hotel where a number of guests suffered severe injuries'.

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