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Police suspect Riverside attack staged by terrorists – IG Boinnet

January 15th, 2019 1 min read

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has said police are pursuing possible terrorism links to the bomb attack on 14 Riverside office park on Tuesday.

In a media briefing in Jogoo House, Mr Boinnet confirmed that armed criminals are still holed at the scene of the attack.

“We confirm that at approximately 3pm today, a group of armed assailants attacked the Dusit Complex in a suspected terror attack,” said Mr Boinnet in a statement.

The police also confirmed that special units are conducting searches through the Dusit D2 Hotel.

Mr Boinnet said that there were reported injuries in the attack and that police are in the process of confirming the numbers.

He assured members of the public of their security.

“Reports from throughout the country indicate that everything remains calm and normal,” he said.

The IG said that the police are also keeping an eye on all public and other hotel premises.