Saturday, August 7, 2010

August 7th, 2010

On this day in 1998, near-simultaneous bombings occured at US Embassies in Kenya & Tanzania.
In Nairobi, where the US Embassy was located in a congested downtown area, the attack killed 291 persons and wounded about 5,000. The bombing in Dar es Salaam killed 10 persons and wounded 77.
Americans killed (Nairobi) were (click to enlarge):

Gone but not forgotten, RIP.

Nairobi Embassy aftermath.

Cross posted at the Jawa Report

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