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14 confirmed dead in riverside Dusit hotel terror attack

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Building Glass Window with Bullet Holes | PHOTO COURTESY

At least 14 people were killed in a heinous terror attack at Dusit-D2 hotel on Tuesday.

During the terror attack over 700 people were rescued by security agencies.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appealed to Kenyans to pray for the nation and console the families who lost their loved ones.

While addressing the nation on Wednesday, President Kenyatta applauded security agents for their swift response saying that Kenya will not be bowed by terrorists and will soldier on.

He assured the nation that security details will remain alert in averting terror attacks and other criminal activities to safeguard all Kenyans.

“I urge my fellow Kenyans to carry on with their daily activities, we will never be bowed by terrorists as a country,” added the President.

Meanwhile detectives are pursuing various leads that indicated one of the suspects lived in Guango area in Kiambu County for over six months.

All the four terrorists were killed by security agents during the attack.

The Kenya Red Cross Society has been conducting a reuniting exercise and blood donation drives to help survivors receiving urgent medical attention in various hospitals among them the Avenue, MM-Shah and the Agha khan hospitals in Nairobi.

The council of governors, Supkem, Muslims for Human Rights-MUHURI and Haki Africa human rights lobby have condemned the act appealing to Kenyans to pray for the nation.