Gunfire and at least one explosion have been reported near a hotel and office complex in Westlands, an upscale neighborhood of the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, like reported by thedefensepost.com.
It is currently unclear whether the incident is a robbery or terror related.
But police are not ruling out a militant attack, police spokesperson Charles Owino told Citizen Television.
“All police teams have been dispatched to the scene where the incident is. As of now we are treating it as anything, including the highest attack,” AFP reported Owino as saying.
“We wish to confirm that there has been an attack incident along 14 Riverside Drive. The area has since been cordoned off,” Kenya’s national police service tweeted.
Images and video posted to social media purported to show the aftermath of an explosion and what sounded like gunshots.