PHOTOS: Scores trapped as terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi

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According to several reports and eye witness accounts, there has been a terrorist attack in a hotel complex in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.

BBC reports that four armed men entered the complex which houses a hotel in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.
There was a huge bomb blast as well as several reports of gunfire.

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There are currently people trapped in the building, while the law enforcement on ground at the venue attempt to evacuate some civilians and regain control of the hotel complex.

Somali armed group, Al-Shabab, has claimed responsibility for the Nairobi attack.

Several people trapped in the building have been sharing tweets on social media, with many asking for prayers and assistance.

Meanwhile, a security operation occurred after terrorists attacked a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya.

The attack was at the Dusit Hotel on January 15, 2018.

Read more here and see the photos below.

NAIROBI, KENYA – JANUARY 15: Security forces outside Dusit Hotel on January 15, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. A current security operation is underway after terrorists attacked the hotel.

NAIROBI, KENYA – JANUARY 15: Firefighters work on cars that were damaged outside the Dusit Hotel on January 15, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. A current security operation is underway after terrorists attacked the hotel. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)

NAIROBI, KENYA – JANUARY 15: Security forces take cover outside Dusit Hotel on January 15, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. A current security operation is underway after terrorists attacked the hotel.

NAIROBI, KENYA – JANUARY 15: People run for cover after being rescued from the Dusit Hotel on January 15, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. A current security operation is underway after terrorists attacked the hotel.

NAIROBI, KENYA – JANUARY 15: A woman is rescued from the Dusit Hotel on January 15, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. A current security operation is underway after terrorists attacked the hotel.

NAIROBI, KENYA – JANUARY 15: People run from the Dusit Hotel on January 15, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. A current security operation is underway after terrorists attacked the hotel. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)

NAIROBI, KENYA – JANUARY 15: A woman reacts after being rescued from the Dusit Hotel on January 15, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. A current security operation is underway after terrorists attacked the hotel.

NAIROBI, KENYA – JANUARY 15: A woman collapses in shock after being rescued from the Dusit Hotel on January 15, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. A current security operation is underway after terrorists attacked the hotel. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)

NAIROBI, KENYA – JANUARY 15: A woman collapses in shock after being rescued from the Dusit Hotel on January 15, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. A current security operation is underway after terrorists attacked the hotel. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Andrew Renneisen

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