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Two explosions strike Kenya's capital Nairobi, killing at least 10 people

Kenya has been rocked by a series of blasts since September's deadly attack on a luxury shopping mall by Somali militants.

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A victim is carried to an ambulance after two improvised explosive devices went off in Gikomba market on May 16, 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. (Christena Dowsett/AFP/Getty Images)

Update:

The death toll in twin blasts on Friday in the Kenyan capital Nairobi rose to at least 10 with close to 70 people wounded, the National Disaster Operations Center said.

The injured were taken to nearby hospitals and the Kenyan Red Cross was setting up a blood donation center, the center said on its official Twitter feed.


At least four people were killed on Friday in two explosions in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the country's National Disaster Operations Center (NDOC) said.

"Two explosions reported. First blast was from a 14-seater matatu (minibus), second blast within Gikomba Market. Four fatalities," NDOC said on its official Twitter handle.

Kenya has been rocked by a series of blasts since September's deadly attack on a luxury shopping mall by Somali militants. It was not immediately clear who carried out Friday's attack.

(Reporting by Drazen Jorgic; editing by Richard Lough; Editing by John Stonestreet)

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