In an update, the Kenya Red Cross (KRC) said it received 94 missing cases and had managed to resolve 75 of them by 8:30pm Wednesday.
Related Coverage Kenya Red Cross - everyone missing after hotel attack now accounted for Asked about the claim, a White House National Security Council spokesman said in a statement: “This senseless act is a stark reminder of why the United States remains resolved in our fight to defeat radical Islamist terrorism.” The bloody bodies of five attackers were broadcast across social media as Kenyatta announced the end of the siege, which echoed a 2013 al Shabaab assault that killed 67 people in the Westgate shopping centre in the same district.
According to the Kenya Red Cross, some 50 people are still missing despite the rescue operation having been called off.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner Fifty people believed to have been in the complex remained unaccounted for on Wednesday afternoon, the Kenya Red Cross said, raising the possibility of a much higher final death toll.
Fifty people believed to have been in the complex remained unaccounted for on Wednesday afternoon, the Kenya Red Cross said, raising the possibility of a much higher final death toll.
- At least 50 people are still missing 24 hours after the 14 Riverside Drive terrorist attack - Kenya Red Cross released the official figures which included 700 people who were evacuated - There were 94 cases of missing persons reported, with only 44 of those finally being closed The Kenya Red Cross has confirmed at least 50 people are still unaccounted for 24 hours after the terror attack in DusitD2 hotel in Riverside Drive, Nairobi.
This comes as Kenya Red Cross reported a reduction in the number of missing persons.
50 people are still unaccounted for following the Dusit complex terror attack in 14 Riverside Drive on Tuesday, The Kenya Red Cross Society has said.
4:15PM: Kenya Red Cross personnel are seen treating the injured, as ambulances make their way to the scene.
Fifty people believed to have been in the complex remained unaccounted for by mid-afternoon on Wednesday, the Kenya Red Cross said, raising the prospect of a higher death toll even after President Uhuru Kenyatta declared the militants defeated.