Nairobi - Armed assailants involved in the terrorist attack on a hotel in Nairobi are still in the building, police said on Tuesday, adding that there had been injuries.
"A group of armed assailants attacked the Dusit (Hotel) complex in a suspected terror attack," Kenyan police chief Joseph Boinnet said in a statement.
"We are aware that armed criminals are holding up inside the hotel and specialist forces are now currently flushing them out," he added.
There had been injuries, he said, but gave no details. According to earlier reports, three people have been killed in the attack.
Television footage showed members of the bomb squad outside the hotel, smoke coming from buildings, and ambulances arriving at the scene.