No Thais found in deadly Nairobi mall attack


BANGKOK, Sept 22-— Initial reports so far have found no Thai citizens involved in a mall attack in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi, according to a senior official of the foreign affairs ministry.

The deadly attack which occurred on Saturday at an upscale shopping mall in the Kenyan capital has killed at least 59 people so far.

Following the violent incident, Foreign Affairs Ministry’s deputy director-general of Information Department Jakkrit Srivali explained on Sunday that the Royal Thai Embassy in Nairobi said initial reports have found no Thais affected in the attack.

Mr Jakkrit said that the overall situation is not easing and cannot be assessed.

The deputy director-general, therefore, warned all Thais with plans to travel to Kenya to closely monitor and follow up the situation.