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Luxury hotel in Kenya reopens after extremist assault in January

After experiencing a deadly attack from Somalia’s al-Shabaab militants in January, the five-star dusitD2 hotel in Nairobi has re-opened its doors. The attack in January was carried out by the al-Shabab group, demonstrating their protest against US airstrikes increasing in Somalia under President Donald Trump’s regime. During the attack, several gunmen stormed the dusitD2 complex, wreaking havoc until Kenyan police ended the siege the following day. More than 700 people were evacuated during the incident. 21 people were killed… [read more]