Failed grenade attack on British tourists in Kenya: Police
NAIROBI (AFP) - Attackers hurled a grenade on Thursday at British tourists in Kenya but it failed to explode, police said, a rare attack specifically targeting the foreign visitors who are key to the economy.
"The grenade has been detonated safely by experts," said Robert Kitur, police chief for the port city of Mombasa, where the attack took place.
"We are investigating the incident and looking for the man who threw the grenade at the tourists and fled."
The tourists, who in a vehicle in the Likoni district of Mombasa, were attacked while travelling from the popular Indian Ocean coastal resort of Diani on the way to a wildlife safari at Kenya's world famous Maasai Mara national park.