Policemen inspect the scene of an explosion in Gikomba on the outskirts of Nairobi's business district where twin blasts claimed at least ten lives on May 16, 2014. Ten people were killed and over 70 wounded when two bomb attacks in a busy market took place in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the latest in a wave of unrest blamed on Islamist militants.
Policemen inspect the scene of an explosion in Gikomba on the outskirts of Nairobi's business district where twin blasts claimed at least ten lives on May 16, 2014. Ten people were killed and over 70 wounded when two bomb attacks in a busy market took place in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the latest in a wave of unrest blamed on Islamist militants. AFP PHOTO - John Muchucha

Terrorist attack hits Kenya as Islamic cells intensify

AT LEAST 10 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in two explosions in a busy Nairobi market place, according to Kenya's disaster agency.

Kenya's National Disaster Operation Centre (NDOC) said the blasts occurred at the Gikomba market.

"First blast was from a 14-seater matatu [minibus], second blast within Gikomba market," NDOC said on Twitter.

"10 fatalities, close to 70 others injured in the Gikomba blasts. One suspect has been arrested."

A spokesman at the Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi's main hospital, said many of the injured are in a serious condition.

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