RealNews

Kenyan Police Arrest 36 After Terror Alert

Kenyan authorities arrested dozens of people on Saturday and halted flights to and from Somalia after the United States closed its embassy in Nairobi because of what it called a terrorist threat, police said. U.S. defense officials said on Friday the Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency had put its threat level for Kenya at “high,” the highest of four levels of security. Kenyan police said on Saturday they had arrested 36 suspects in a major swoop in the Eastleigh estate, a part of the city inhabited mostly by Kenyan Somalis. Kenya also halted flights to and from Somalia for security reasons, authorities said. “The threats you have heard, we do not take them lightly,” Nicodemus Diffu, a senior assistant police commissioner told Reuters. “We have so many aliens who came to Kenya using porous borders and are causing a security threat.” Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.