Group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack at US Embassy in Nairobi

MOSCOW, 29 Sep — RIA Novosti. Terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in the Russian Federation) have claimed responsibility for the attack near the U.S. Embassy in the Kenyan city of Nairobi, said on Saturday, Reuters reported, citing close to the fighters resource.

On Thursday, the media reported that the man tried with his knife to attack one of the guards at the entrance to the U.S. Embassy, after which he was shot.

Later, state Department spokesman John Kirby confirmed, stating that American diplomats were not injured in the shooting.