Nairobi blast: Kenyans take to Twitter

As a huge explosion rocked the Nairobi skyline on Monday afternoon, as Assanands House went up in smoke in the Nairobi’s busy Moi Avenue street, Kenyans took to social media to find out what had happened and or report on the incident.

So far, Capital News reports on the twitter account that the police have said that the blast was due to an electrical fault and not linked to a terrorism attack as many had feared.

Even before the mainstream media houses could go on air with scenes from the site, already a picture was trending on Facebook and Twitter taken by someone in a building displaying the billowing smoke from the building… Read more


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