New York Times apologises for posting photos of dead people at 14 Riverside

The New York Times has apologised for publishing insensitive photos of the 14 Riverside Drive attack that happened on Tuesday afternoon in Nairobi.

Social media users slammed the media outlet after publishing images of dead people, giving run down of the events at the scene of crime.

A senior journalist with the outlet, Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura, was forced to issue the apology on Twitter.

“I apologize on behalf of @nytimes and @nytphoto for causing anger and anguish over the photos that have been published with our reporting. Thank you,” Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura tweeted.

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