The US embassy has issued an alert over a possible terror attack in one of the top hotels in Nairobi.
The embassy issued a statement on Thursday indicating that Al Shabaab militants were plotting to attack a hotel in Nairobi that is popular with tourists and business travellers.
“Terrorist groups may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in Nairobi. The exact hotel has not been identified but is believed to be a popular hotel with tourists and business travellers,” read part of the statement.
The embassy further urged citizens to exercise increased vigilance when visiting or staying at hotels located within Nairobi, and also to be aware of the hotel’s evacuation plan, particularly to plan ahead of time how to exit the hotel in case of an emergency.