On this day, 22 years ago, terrorists attacked the Us Embassy in Kenya, in what is the worst terror attack in the country to date.
More than 200 people died and over 5000 were wounded in the 1998 terror attack.
Kenyans have taken to twitter today under the hashtag #KenyaUnbowed to commemorate the day and show support to families who lost their kin on that fateful day.
Raila Odinga: Twenty-two years ago today, terrorists attacked us on a scale we never imagined. As we remember the lives lost, I recognize our military, intelligence and security professionals who risk their lives to keep us safe. Thank you Kenyans for your resilience. #KenyaUnbowed
Chris Kirubi: Today marks 22 years since the August 7th tragedy at the
@USEmbassyKenya. My thoughts and prayers are with all those who were affected and those who lost their loved ones.
@ItsMutai: We always rise and rebuild. It is in our DNA. #KenyaUnbowed
Rashid Ojiambo:#August7th 1998 terror attack was an attack on all of us. We will never forget the innocent souls who lost their lives in the largest terror attack on Kenyan soil. Security of the country is our responsibility, let’s rise up on the fight against terror #KUAT#KenyaUnbowed
Raila Odinga Jnr: Remembering the victims of the 1998 Terror attack and their families ,today and always.!! #KenyaUnbowed
RIRI: I vividly remember the voice of the lady who spent days in the rubble talking to the rescue teams… sadly she did not make it. Rose was her name I think. I often wonder what happened to her children who were young at the time. #KenyaUnbowed
Venessa Chepngeno:For all those who suffered that day and to the families that lost their loved ones too you are in our minds and prayers. We stand with you. #KenyaUnbowed
Ali Mohamed:Kenya has one of the most professional & well-equipped militaries on this side of Sahara. Their devotion & service to the country comes before anything else. Always ready to die so that their children know peace tomorrow. We salute you all and pray for Allah’s strength. #KenyaUnbowed