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Police recover explosive at Riverside during mop up

Police on Thursday recovered an explosive at the scene where suspected terrorists staged an attack that killed 21  in Nairobi.

The National Police Service announced that detectives are still combing the scene to ensure no explosive was left behind as warned of possible blasts.

They said the explosive found would be detonated at a safer place.

“So far one explosive has been found and taken for detonation in a safe area. This is to caution members of the public not to panic should they hear a blast since it will be a safe blast,” the police said.

“We wish to inform the general public that bomb experts from the @DCI_Kenya are still combing the scene of the Dusit incident for any remaining explosives or booby traps that could have been left by the slain attackers,” NPS said in a tweet Thursday mid-morning.