SEE ALSO :NSE share index down by 9.56 pointsHe said he had been talking to a group of youths after leaving the mosque when someone threw a grenade at them. The grenade caused a huge crater at the scene. Deputy speaker Farah Maalim and Makadara MP Mike Sonko are among dignitaries who arrived to visit their injured colleague. Hassan's bodyguard suffered hand injuries. The blast sparked violent protests, with rowdy youth barricading roads with burning tyres. Police who included GSU personnel had to fire to the air to disperse the crowd that also attacked even journalists. The group said they wanted to flush out known terrorists who have been operating there. The situation was contained by police who cordoned off the mosque. The scene of the blast was littered with blood and belongings of the victims.
SEE ALSO :A case of new road with no bus stopsOne of the Wednesday night victims blast succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment on Thursday while six others were treated and discharged.
The Wednesday blast seemed to have been set off from a distance or one of the victims stepped on it before it went off hitting the pedestrians, police said.
The police boss stated that they were interested to know how and why the three blasts had occurred in the same area in the past.
Earlier on, a few meters away from the Wednesday night incident a suspected terrorist had been arrested as after an explosion he had planned to detonate inside a supermarket went off and injured him in November. Kenya has experienced a series of explosions after troops rolled into Somalia last year to hunt down Al-Shabaab militants who had been blamed for several insecurity incidents.
It is believed the attacks are being committed by remnants of the terror group.
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