Just after a series of Bomb attacks to the Kenyan Capital Nairobi and other parts of the country,the country has yet been hit by two Grenada attacks.
Two grenades hit at a restaurant in the northeastern Kenyan town of Wajir, near the border with Somalia, wounded five people on Wednesday, provincial officials and residents said, in the latest in a spate of attacks in the region.
“I heard two blasts and people screaming behind my house,” Ibrahim, a resident in the neighbourhood, told Reuters.
Five people were wounded and some were being treated at the district hospital, provincial medical officer Abdikader Sheikh said.
Kenya has been hit by a series of grenade and bomb blasts since its troops crossed into Somalia in October to fight Islamist militants.
Nairobi has blamed Somalia’s al Shabaab, a movement linked to al Qaeda. The attackers have targeted Kenya’s northeast, the capital and the port city of Mombasa, threatening the country’s lucrative tourism sector.
A blast hit a nightclub in the port of Mombasa recently, killing one man, a day after the US embassy warned of an imminent attack on the city.