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Monday, August 10, 1998 Published at 03:35 GMT 04:35 UK


World: Africa

The story in pictures

Israeli and Kenyan rescuers carry a survivor from the ruins

As Nairobi responds to the devastation caused by Friday's bomb, correspondents have spoken of the grief which has gripped the city, but also of a spirit of solidarity which has seen people rally round to help the survivors. The blasts in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam killed at least 180 people and injured nearly 5,000.


[ image: The search for survivors continued on Sunday]
The search for survivors continued on Sunday


[ image: Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi visited the site and expressed gratitude for the relief effort]
Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi visited the site and expressed gratitude for the relief effort


[ image: Kenyans scan the lists of hospital admissions posted in Nairobi's Uhuru Park.]
Kenyans scan the lists of hospital admissions posted in Nairobi's Uhuru Park.


[ image: In the same park others donated blood ...]
In the same park others donated blood ...


[ image: ... or attended an outdoor memorial service]
... or attended an outdoor memorial service


[ image: A survivor reads a newspaper account of the blast]
A survivor reads a newspaper account of the blast


[ image: In Dar es Salaam as well as Nairobi, US forces maintain a cordon around the embassies]
In Dar es Salaam as well as Nairobi, US forces maintain a cordon around the embassies


[ image: Injured Americans were flown to an air base in Germany en route home]
Injured Americans were flown to an air base in Germany en route home


[ image: The death toll continues to rise]
The death toll continues to rise


[ image: Kenyan soldiers painstakingly move the wreckage]
Kenyan soldiers painstakingly move the wreckage


[ image: In Dar es Salaam, hospital rooms were set aside for the bomb casualties]
In Dar es Salaam, hospital rooms were set aside for the bomb casualties


[ image: The remains of the US embassy in Dar es Salaam]
The remains of the US embassy in Dar es Salaam


[ image: US Special forces members helped with the transport of supplies from the US]
US Special forces members helped with the transport of supplies from the US


[ image: Some of the survivors were flown to South Africa for treatment]
Some of the survivors were flown to South Africa for treatment


[ image: Security checks in Bonn, part of a US effort to protect its embassies]
Security checks in Bonn, part of a US effort to protect its embassies


[ image: At least five people were killed by the bomb in Dar es Salaam]
At least five people were killed by the bomb in Dar es Salaam


[ image: The bomb damage extended over a wide area of central Nairobi]
The bomb damage extended over a wide area of central Nairobi


[ image: The bomb devastated the Co-operative Bank building in Nairobi]
The bomb devastated the Co-operative Bank building in Nairobi


[ image: The remains of the van in which the bomb was hidden]
The remains of the van in which the bomb was hidden


[ image: A US marine keeps a press photographer back]
A US marine keeps a press photographer back


[ image: Bystanders helped to take the injured away from the scene of the blast]
Bystanders helped to take the injured away from the scene of the blast


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