Bomb scare in city centre, police close down busy street – PHOTOS
Police temporarily closed down Moktar Daddah Street, near Ufundi Cooperative, in the city centre on Wednesday after an object suspected to be a bomb was found at the Technical Institute of Kenya.
Central OCPD Robinson Thuku said bomb experts were deployed to the scene after the jungle-greenish object was sighted on the lowermost stair to the institution.
Mr Thuku told Nairobi News that the presence of the suspicious object was reported by students who had arrived at the institution in the morning
Police officer had a hard time trying to control crowds as they cleared the street.
Bomb experts at the scene later said the object was a motor vehicle spare part. Last week, the National Police Service dismissed a letter circulating on social media and purportedly signed by Nairobi head of CID Nicholas Kamwende that warned of an impending terror attack at an unspecified learning institution.