- South African, Luke Potter, has been announced as 1 of the victims of the terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya
- The attack has claimed the lives of at least 14 people
- Potter participated in various charitable programmes and was at the venue for charity work when the attack took place
A terror attack in Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi rocked the public recently.
It’s now been revealed that 1 of the victims was a South African, named Luke Potter.
The 40-year-old held British citizenship as well and had been working in East Africa for the last 3 years.
Briefly.co.za understands at least 14 people have been killed in the terror attack.
Potter served as a programme director for the Gatsby Charitable Foundation for the past decade.
He was in Nairobi for charity work when gunmen stormed in at the DusitD2 complex.
The foundation issued a statement which read: “"We are deeply shocked and saddened to confirm that Luke Potter was killed in the recent security incident in Nairobi."
News 24 reported that Nan Naidoo, a close friend of Potter, described him as a “gentle soul” who loved uplifting poor communities.
AFP have also named Jason Spindler as one of the victims even though it hasn’t been formally confirmed by authorities.
Spindler survived the 9/11 terror attacks years ago.
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