Special operations troops are among those deployed to the Dusit hotel and office precinct where the surviving militants are apparently still hiding.
The Al-Shabaab group in Somalia on Tuesday claimed responsibility for an ongoing attack in the Kenyan capital, according to the SITE Intelligence Group which monitors jihadist activities.
Officials in Kenya say two explosions coupled with gunfire have been heard at an upmarket hotel and office complex in the capital Nairobi.
A Chief Magistrate’s court sitting in Nairobi, ruled on Monday that three out of four suspects accused of aiding in the terror attack on Nairobi’s Westgate mall in September 2013 had a case to answer.
Somalia has kicked out the country’s top United Nations official in a decision likely to harm relations with foreign powers backing government attempts to restore stability after decades of turmoil.