Why Dusit D2 attack survivor advises people not related to the victims to stop calling them

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Its clear that Kenya’s current situation is one of those that causes great panic with most people often not knowing how to handle the situation.

State House has issued a warning to all Kenyans hours after a suspected terror attack occurred at Dusit D2 Hotel at 14 Riverside Drive.

In a message titled “Do not share or from the attack clips or messaging”, State House cautioned Kenyans against sharing the videos, messages and images from the scene.

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On its part, the National Police Service (NPS) cautioned Kenyans against sharing unverified information.

“Please utilise this channel for all official information and refrain from re-tweeting unconfirmed news,” the NPS warned.

Police also asked those receiving any information to relay the information through the number 0722839978 belonging to Musa Yego, the Head of Flying Squad.

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“You can also use this number 0721141282 belonging to Mr. Philip Ndolo. Thank you,” the statement read.

NPS also indicated that the National Police specialised units are on site at 14 Riverside Drive to engage the attackers.

In an instance, one of the survivors had also indicated how callers were disturbing those holed inside the complex.

“I wish people not related to the victims can stop calling them. They need to keep in touch with their families and the police without much interference,” the survivor indicated.

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