Tragic Attack at Kenyan Mall Leaves 59 Dead [Photo]
A tragic shooting massacre took place this weekend at the biggest mall in Nairobi Kenya, Africa. Among the deaths and those that were wounded were two american citizens according to NBC News. “An armed hostage siege at a crowded shopping mall frequented by Westerners in Nairobi, Kenya, entered its second day Sunday – with officials saying the death toll had reached 59.
American citizens, including a 26-year-old from San Diego and a woman from North Carolina, were among at least 175 wounded in Saturday’s attack. Several foreigners, including a Canadian diplomat and three British citizens, were among the dead.”
The article then goes on to state; “A nearby hospital has received 128 patients and performed 28 surgeries to remove bullets and shrapnel in the first 24 hours since the attacks began Saturday, according to the Associated Press. ‘We have at least two critical patients currently, one with bullets lodged near the spine,’ M.P. Shah Hospital Chairman Manoj Shah told the AP. He added that four of the 19 fatalities at this particular hospital were children. Interior Minister Joseph Ole Lenku told reporters that the government believed there were 10 to 15 attackers and that security forces were still locked in a standoff.He said 59 people had died but that efforts were underway to free other hostages, without giving details.”
Could this attack be religious related? or of some other sort of unreasonable purpose? Stay tuned for more information. Be sure to drop your comments and thoughts below, let’s discuss!