When a tragedy happens on a larger scale, families and friends that were affected are surrounded by the community in which the crisis struck. This past September in 2014, many gathered to remember the incident in Kenya that happened the previous year.
Westgate Mall Attack in Kenya
This tragic event claimed the lives of 67 individual. Four gunman entered Westgate Mall in Nairobi. They attacked people at the market for 3 days, starting on the 21st day of September. In addition to the death toll, 175 people were hurt during this mass shooting.
Memorial Service For The Victims of the Attack
On September 21, 2014, people gathered outside of the Westgate Mall to honour the lost lives. The memorial service was attended by family members and friends of the victims. Survivors from the attack paid their respect as well. Shop owners were present at the service to support those in attendance.
Bespoke Memorial Plaque in Honour of Victims
At a different ceremony held at the Amani Garden, a bespoke memorial plaque was displayed for the victims. This event has forever changed the lives of so many. A whole community felt the loss and devastation of the event.
If you would like to read more about the memorial service you can go HERE.
Phoenix Garden Memorials Offers a Resting Place for Loved Ones
When a tragedy strikes and a loved one is lost, a time of reflection and sorrow ensue. Once the aftermath has cleared, you are left with a decision of how to honour your family member. Here at Phoenix Garden Memorials, we offer a resting place for the one that has gone on ahead of you.
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