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Kenya Grenade Attack Death Toll Rises

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about it geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 115%;”>Earlier, find reports indicated that only one person had died in the grenade attacks.

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“Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), through its Mombasa Branch and its E-Plus ambulances was among the first responders who assisted the injured and rushed them to the Coast Provincial Hospital,” the organization said in a statement.

“Currently, Kenya Red Cross Society has set up a tracing camp where the Society’s personnel are carrying out re-unification of families and psychosocial support.”

The attack came just a few hours after the United States Embassy evacuated its staff from Mombasa and called for vigilance over impending terror strikes in the area.

Kenya media reported that among the injured included a standard four pupil at St Augustine Primary School identified as master Andrew Mzungu, 9.

Earlier in the day, Acting Head of Civil Service Francis Kimemia, Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka and Tourism Minister Dan Mwazo described warnings and travel advisory by US Government as alarmist.

Mwanzo said the US statement was an act of economic sabotage meant to scare away tourists.

A few weeks ago, terrorists struck a building in the heart of Nairobi, injuring dozens.

Terror group Al Shabaab have in the past claimed responsibility for attacks on Kenyan territory.

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