Potential mall bombing averted in Nairobi

Police have reported that three men have been arrested at a shopping centre in Nairobi with a suspected explosive device, which has subsequently been detonated in a controlled explosion.

Nairobi, Kenya.

Nairobi, Kenya. Image by Jonathan Stonehouse / CC BY 2.0

The Garden City Mall, one of the city’s biggest shopping centres, has also been evacuated. The plot was disrupted when one of the men refused security searches – he was then overpowered in a scuffle, a witness said. The mall is expected to reopen later on Wednesday. Read more: bbc.co.uk

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