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Photo Journal: Kenyan bomb victim
Looking back

Zipporah Machoku is one of 5,000 people injured by the US embassy bombing in Kenya's capital. Five years on she shares a day in her life with BBC News Online.

My life took a permanent twist on 7 August 1998. I was sitting at my desk in my office on one of Nairobi's busiest streets at about 1030.

All I remember is being hit on the head by a heavy object and then a deep silence.

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