Thursday, April 26, 2018
News Roundup

Victims of the Kenya mall attack

Victims

The attack on the upscale Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killed dozens of people and wounded scores of others. The dead include Africans, Europeans, Asians and North Americans. Here are details about some of the victims.

Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta's nephew and the nephew's fiancee are among the dead.

India

Two Indians, an 8-year-old and a 40-year-old, were killed, and four others were wounded, an External Affairs Ministry spokesman said.

Britain

At least three British nationals were killed, according to the Foreign Office.

France

Two French women were killed, President Francois Hollande said.

South Africa

One South African citizen was killed, according to the country's International Relations Department.

Canada

Two Canadians, including a diplomat, died, according to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Ghana

Poet Kofi Awoonor died, the country's presidential office said. He also was a professor and served as an ambassador in Brazil, Cuba and at the United Nations.

The Netherlands

A 33-year-old Dutch woman died, Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans said.

China

A 38-year-old woman was killed; her son was injured and hospitalized in stable condition, the Chinese Embassy in Kenya said.

United States

The wife of a foreign service national working for the U.S. Agency for International Development was killed, and five Americans were injured, U.S. officials said.

Associated Press

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