Anger, pain in the aftermath of Dusit attack (Photos)

A woman cries in the arms of a relative in Nairobi, on January 16, 2019, after identifying bodies that had been removed from the dusitD2 hotel terror attack scene. (AFP)
Emotions ran high at Chiromo Mortuary in Nairobi as relatives of the victims of Dusit Terror attack viewed and identified the bodies of their loved ones.

Three women in tears at Chiromo mortuary after identifying the body of their relative. [Edward Kiplimo, Standard]
The Tuesday attack that left 21 people dead has been condemned strongly worldwide.

Families gathered at Chiromo Mortuary to identify bodies of their kin.
Kenya’s Special Forces with the help of their foreign counterparts are still mopping around the expansive complex to ensure the threat is completely neutralised.

Security officers evacuating some of the people who were trapped in the Dusit building. [Edward Kiplimo, Standard]
Several people who allegedly aided the attack have also been arrested as investigations into the matter intensify.

The attack was a tragedy that saw Kenyans come together and donate blood in solidarity with Dusit terror attack victims. Several people flocked the stations set aside to donate blood.

Mombasa residents donate blood on Wednesday 16th January 2019. [Kelvin Karani, Standard]
The drive was led by the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Services, in partnership with Kenya Red Cross. State officers, politicians and NGO leaders also came forward to donate blood.

One of the victims of Dusit terror attack that happened on Tuesday.
One of the terrorists lived an ordinary life in Kiambu and loved listening to blaring Kenyan urban pop music from his Toyota Ractis.

Aerial view of Guago Estate, Muchatha, Kiambu County that was cordoned off as a crime scene. This is where one of the terrorists was residing. [Jenipher Wachie, Standard]

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He lived in house number E9 with a woman we identified as Violet Kemunto Omwoyo who was arrested by Anti-Terror Police Unit (ATPU) officers on Tuesday night

The attackers blew up vehicles immediately after they arrived.
Police response was swift but mistook it for a robbery. The first team to respond to the scene were officers from the nearby Australian embassy. They shot at the terrorists pushing them into the hotel’s main entrance.

Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji reacts during a press conference at Dusit building. [Beverlyne Musili, Standard]
More police officers arrived there a few minutes later armed with sophisticated weapons. They walked into the compound and rescued dozens of those trapped therein.

A woman cries as she was being evacuated from Dusit building. [Beverlyne Musili, Standard]
St John’s Ambulance staff carrying a woman who collapsed after identifying the body of the loved one at Chiromo Mortuary. [Edward Kiplimo, Standard]
Over 700 people were rescued from the Dusit building.
An ammunition vest and AK-47 magazines belonging to one of the terrorists shot dead by Kenya's special forces.
A woman mourns outside the Chiromo mortuary after viewing the dead body of her kin recovered from Dusit Hotel complex. [Reuters]

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