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SECURITY ALERT UPDATE: 14 Riverside Drive Attack including Dusit

SECURITY ALERT FOR U.S. CITIZENS U.S. Embassy Nairobi January 16, 2019  Location: Dusit2 Hotel, 14 Riverside Drive, Westlands, Nairobi Event:  The Government of Kenya has advised that all terrorists involved in the Dusit2 Hotel attack have been neutralized.  Follow-on security operations are continuing in the Dusit2 Hotel and its vicinity.  Please continue to avoid the ...
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SECURITY ALERT: 14 Riverside Drive Attack including Dusit

SECURITY ALERT FOR U.S. CITIZENS U.S. Embassy Nairobi January 15, 2019, 8:15 PM  Location: Dusit Hotel, 14 Riverside Drive, Westlands, Nairobi Event: Security operations by Kenyan authorities in the Dusit Hotel and its vicinity are ongoing.  Please continue to avoid the area and remain in known safe areas. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Monitor local ...
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SECURITY ALERT: Dusit Attack

SECURITY ALERT FOR U.S. CITIZENS U.S. Embassy Nairobi January 15, 2019 Location: Dusit Hotel, 14 Riverside Drive, Westlands, Nairobi Event: There are reports of gunfire and explosions in the vicinity of the Dusit II Hotel, in the Westlands neighborhood of Nairobi.  Avoid the area and move or remain in known safe areas until further notice. Actions ...
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Security Alert: Indirect Fire Attack on Mogadishu International Airport (January 2, 2019)

Indirect Fire Attack on Mogadishu Interntional Airport (MIA) Event:  The UN reports that several mortar rounds struck the UN compound within the Mogadishu International Airport on January 1, 2019.  Two UN mission members are reported to have received non-life threatening injuries. The situation remains fluid and assessment of the event continues.  The airport remains open and is ...
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United States Gives DCI two vehicles for fight against drug trafficking

Nairobi, Wednesday, December 19, 2018– The United States government has given two vehicles to the Kenya Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) to improve criminal investigations. The vehicles made available through the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Nairobi Country Office, will support DCI’s efforts to combat drug trafficking and transnational criminal networks operating in Kenya. Drug ...
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