Tension high as two successive blasts rock Dadaab

Friday April 4 2014

Daadab refugee camp in Northern Kenya.  Two loud successive blasts were heard near Daadab refugee camp airstrip Thursday night around 8pm causing tension among residents. PHOTO/FILE

Daadab refugee camp in Northern Kenya. Two loud successive blasts were heard near Daadab refugee camp airstrip Thursday night around 8pm causing tension among residents. PHOTO/FILE 

By ABDIMALIK HAJIR
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Two loud successive blasts were heard near Dadaab refugee camp airstrip Thursday night around 8pm causing tension among residents.

Area police boss confirmed the two blasts but said further details will be given Friday morning after thorough investigations.

Residents who spoke to nation.co.ke said they heard two huge blasts with the second being more heavy and louder.

“We heard the blasts but no everyone is indoors. The explosion came from the airstrip side,” Ibrahim Mohamed, a resident told the nation on phone.