Nairobi blast kills at least five: officials

NAIROBI (AFP) - A blast in Eastleigh, the main Somali district of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, killed at least five people Monday, an official at the national disaster operations centre said.

"Police are securing the area for emergency response services," the official said. Eastleigh has in recent years been the scene of several explosions usually attributed by the police to Islamist extremists.

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