South African named as 1 of those killed in Nairobi terror attack

South African named as 1 of those killed in Nairobi terror attack

- 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

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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.

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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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Source: Briefly.co.za

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