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Exclusive,This is not a DCI statement warning of an Al Shabaab attack in Nairobi
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Exclusive,This is not a DCI statement warning of an Al Shabaab attack in Nairobi

A post on Facebook alleging that the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has released a security brief warning of an impending terror attack in Nairobi is fake. The statement dated August 23, 2023, and purportedly signed by the Nairobi Directorate of Criminal Investigations Regional Coordinator Peter N. Nthigah was posted on August 26. “There must be something fishy that took place at JKIA yesterday. Blackout at the airport isn't normal,” the Facebook user captioned the post. “Al Shabaab plans to conduct terror attacks within Nairobi before the end of August 2023 and in September 2023 targeting bases of Western troops in Kenya as well as hotels as social places frequented by Western diplomats in Nairobi,” read part of the statement. Upon checking on the National Police...