Seven years after Westgate attack, survivor recounts as she finds mission on peace - News Summed Up

Seven years after Westgate attack, survivor recounts as she finds mission on peace


Shamim Alu displays a tattered T-shirt that she had worn during the terror attack at West Gate in Nairobi, 2013. [Kibata Kihu/Standard]Seven years after the terror attack on West Gate Mall, Nairobi, victims still bear scars of their brush with death. Shamim Allu, who sustained gunshot wounds, has scars on her right arm, two on the back, and one on the right ankle. “We ran to the far end of the top floor with the children for safety and remained quiet. Allu said she derives motivation from the tradition of American troops of burying tools of war and planting trees over them as sign of peace and healing.


Source: Standard Digital September 21, 2020 03:56 UTC



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