SEE ALSO :NSE extends trading hours after outageThe attack comes just two days after another that killed one person. Police had cordoned off the area from the public as they tried to investigate the cause. The same area suffered a serious blast last month when an IED that had been abandoned in a bus went off killing ten passengers. The incident comes after another blast happened on Wednesday in Joska Nairobi’s Eastleigh area where at least seven people were injured. The seven victims were pedestrians who fell to the blast which went off in Joska area, few meters from where another explosion had occurred in November 16.
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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.