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Monday, 10 August, 1998, 11:55 GMT 12:55 UK
The story in pictures
Rescuers carry man out on stretcher
Israeli and Kenyan rescuers carry a survivor from the ruins
As Nairobi responded to the devastation caused by the bomb attack on 7 August 1998, correspondents spoke of the grief which gripped the city, but also of a spirit of solidarity which saw people rally round to help the survivors.

The blasts in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam killed 224 people and injured nearly 5,000.

Soldiers digging
The search for survivors continued on Sunday

Moi at the site
Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi visited the site and expressed gratitude for the relief effort

People reading lists
Kenyans scan the lists of hospital admissions posted in Nairobi's Uhuru Park.

People giving blood
In the same park others donated blood ...

Mourners at service
... or attended an outdoor memorial service

Woman at the service
Another service was held in Nairobi's Pentecostal Church

Man in hospital
A survivor reads a newspaper account of the blast



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