Kenyan Police Officer Killed in Nairobi Grenade Blast, Capital FM Reports

A Kenyan police officer was killed and three others were injured when a grenade exploded a vehicle in the capital, Nairobi, Capital FM said.

The explosion took place today as people were searching for a device that had been thrown into a police vehicle on a busy street in the Eastleigh suburb, the Nairobi radio station reported, citing unidentified police officials.

Kenyan police spokesman Eric Kiraithe didn’t answer his mobile phone when called for comment.

To contact the reporter on this story: Sarah McGregor in Nairobi at smcgregor5@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Paul Richardson at pmrichardson@bloomberg.net.

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