Nairobi mall shooting in pictures (Warning: GRAPHIC!) Day 1

Armed police search customers taking cover inside a bathroom while combing through the Westgate shopping centre for gunmen

Armed police search customers taking cover inside a bathroom while combing through the Westgate shopping centre for gunmen

Armed police search through Westgate shopping centre for gunmen in Nairobi, September 21, 2013.

Armed police search through Westgate shopping centre for gunmen in Nairobi, September 21, 2013.

A policeman takes up position during a shootout with armed men at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi

A policeman takes up position during a shootout with armed men at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi

A woman's body in Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi after a shooting spree

A woman’s body in Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi after a shooting spree

A body is seen as an armed police searches through the Westgate shopping centre for gunmen in Nairobi

A body is seen as an armed police searches through the Westgate shopping centre for gunmen in Nairobi

An injured policeman holds on to his wound as his compatriot searches through the Westgate shopping centre for gunmen in Nairobi

An injured policeman holds on to his wound as his compatriot searches through the Westgate shopping centre for gunmen in Nairobi

An injured woman cries for help after gunmen stormed the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi September 21, 2013

An injured woman cries for help after gunmen stormed the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi September 21, 2013

People (top) crawl past the body of a man as they try to escape while police search through the Westgate shopping centre for gunmen in Nairobi

People (top) crawl past the body of a man as they try to escape while police search through the Westgate shopping centre for gunmen in Nairobi

A police officer tries to secure an area inside the Westgate Shopping Centre where gunmen went on a shooting spree in Nairobi September 21, 2013

A police officer tries to secure an area inside the Westgate Shopping Centre where gunmen went on a shooting spree in Nairobi September 21, 2013

An injured woman (C) is helped out of the Westgate Shopping Centre where gunmen went on a shooting spree, in Nairobi September 21, 2013

An injured woman (C) is helped out of the Westgate Shopping Centre where gunmen went on a shooting spree, in Nairobi September 21, 2013

A child runs to safety as armed police hunt gunmen who went on a shooting spree at Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi September 21, 2013.

A child runs to safety as armed police hunt gunmen who went on a shooting spree at Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi September 21, 2013.

A soldier carries a child to safety as armed police hunt gunmen who went on a shooting spree at Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi, September 21, 2013.

A soldier carries a child to safety as armed police hunt gunmen who went on a shooting spree at Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi, September 21, 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Nairobi mall shooting in pictures (Warning: GRAPHIC!) Day 1

    • You’re very welcome, making people aware of the drastic and tragic magnitude of these events is hugely important to me. Thanks for the support.

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