Kenya attack: ‘Selfless six’ mourned in Nairobi after siege

Cellulant said the six men were selfless as they tried to save their colleagues’ lives

(BBC News) – A memorial service has been held in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, for some of those killed during an attack by Islamist militants in a hotel and office complex a week ago.

Hundreds of mourners gathered to pay tribute to six men who were all employed by the same technology firm, Cellulant.

The company has praised their selflessness and bravery.

Somalia-based Islamist group al-Shabab said it carried out the attack.

Five militants, including a suicide bomber, stormed the luxury Dusit complex in the Westland’s district of the capital last Tuesday, killing at least 21 people and injuring dozens.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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