US condemns Nairobi bomb attacks
Published on May 17, 2014 6:17 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States on Friday condemned twin bomb attacks in the Kenyan capital Nairobi blamed on Islamic militants that killed at least 10 people and wounded at 70 more.
"The United States condemns today's despicable terrorist attacks," said National Security Council spokesman Caitlin Hayden.
"This is the latest in a series of cowardly attacks on innocent civilians in Kenya," she said, offering thoughts and prayers to the families of the victims.
"As we have for half a century, the United States stands with our Kenyan friends and partners who continue to face adversity with courage and resolve," Hayden added.
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