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FBI agents join Kenya blast probe

FBI agents are assisting Kenyan officials with the investigation into a large explosion in central Nairobi.

At least 33 people were injured when the blast ripped through a building full of small shops on Monday, including a woman who blamed a "bearded man" who left behind a bag shortly before the detonation.

A Kenyan official confirmed the FBI's involvement on Tuesday.

The intelligence firm IntelCenter said militants from the al Qaida-linked Somali group al-Shabab had bragged about conducting interviews with survivors after the blast.

IntelCenter said the development poses significant challenges to security forces and legitimate members of the media covering attacks.


From Belfast Telegraph