Today, August 7 2022, brings a moment of sober reflection for the victims and survivors of the 1998 US embassy bombing that killed more than 200 people and another 5,000 injured.
As Kenya marks the 24th Anniversary of the terrorist attack, unhealed wounds, eminent sadness at the inexplicable loss of life, and the heart piercing stories of the unprecedented tragedy is what remains to paint a picture of how Kenyans stood through adversity.
The attack was attributed to members of the Egyptian Islamists Jihad, linked to the late Osama bin Laden.
On such a day Kenyans who lost their loved ones visit the Memorial Park in Nairobi to pay their respects. A plaque bearing names of the victims was constructed at the premise to honor those who died.
Led by US ambassador to Kenya, Meg Whitman, leaders have remembered the victims lost in the tragic event.