A suspicious letter left in the lift at Yare Plaza, one of the biggest shopping malls in Eastleigh, Nairobi County, caused panic in the city’s neighbourhood on Thursday, September 23.
The letter indicated that there was an explosive device in the building.
Starehe Sub County Police Commander Julius Kiragu confirmed the incident, noting that a search operation was being conducted at the mall.
The letter added that the bomb had been programmed to go off anytime from 1pm.
By the time of going to press, tenants and shoppers had been evacuated from the busy mall.
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