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Mombasa bar blast leaves one dead, several injured

  • At least one person has died and several injured in an explosion at a bar in the Kenyan city of Mombasa.

    The explosion occurred at around 22:00 local time (19:00 GMT).

    The blast comes a day after the U.S. embassy had warned of an "imminent threat" of a terrorist attack in the area.

    Earlier this week, Kenyan police arrested two Iranian nationals over suspected links to a group planning attacks in the port city.

    Police also recovered suspected bomb-making material in the capital Nairobi on Saturday.

    Kenya has seen the number of attacks rise since sending troops into Somalia last year to fight the Islamist al-Shabab militia.