At present we somberly bear in mind the fear assaults that came about on August 7, 1998, in Kenya and Tanzania. Almost concurrently, terrorists detonated bombs subsequent to the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. Their assaults killed 224 males, girls, and kids, and injured over 4,500 others. In an terrible second, the lives of so many modified tragically and without end.
These assaults introduced into stark aid the true toll of terrorism, with trauma and tragedy visited upon so many. On this second of overwhelming ache, nonetheless, the world additionally witnessed braveness, compassion, and selflessness. So many, together with a number of the injured, rescued others and saved lives, answering evil with heroism. The attackers sought however did not divide us.
At present, we bear in mind and honor all who died and maintain the injured in our ideas. The US stands with our African companions and others within the struggle towards terrorism, sure by our shared humanity and the promise that, collectively, we are able to and can construct a greater future.