State House has issued a warning to all Kenyans hours after a suspected terror attack occurred at Dusit D2 Hotel at 14 Riverside Drive.
In a message titled “Do not share or from the attack clips or messaging”, State House cautioned Kenyans against sharing the videos, messages and images from the scene.
“Fellow Kenyans, please do not share clips of the attack at Riverside, or terrifying messages. It aids those behind such atrocities. God bless Kenya,” State House cautioned.
On its part, the National Police Service (NPS) cautioned Kenyans against sharing unverified information.
“Please utilise this channel for all official information and refrain from re-tweeting unconfirmed news,” the NPS warned.
Police also asked those receiving any information to relay the information through the number 0722839978 belonging to Musa Yego, the Head of Flying Squad.
NPS also indicated that the National Police specialised units are on site at 14 Riverside Drive to engage the attackers.
“We are aware that armed criminals are holding up in the hotel and specialist forces are now currently flushing them out,” the police stated.
For instance, one of the survivors had indicated how callers were disturbing those holed inside the complex.
“I wish people not related to the victims can stop calling them. They need to keep in touch with their families and the police without much interference,” the survivor indicated.