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1998 bomb blast victims get KES 680bn compensation

29 July 2014, 11:22

Nairobi - The victims of the 1998 bomb attacks on the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania have been awarded KES 680 billion.

The ruling to have the victims of the bomb blast compensated was made last Friday by an American court, Daily Nation reports.

The money will be given to Kenyans, Tanzanians and Americans who were employed by the US government at the time of the attacks.

The blast in Nairobi left 213 people dead, while in Dar-es-Salaam, 11 people were killed.

Close to 4,000 people were wounded in Nairobi and another 85 in Dar-es-Salaam.

 - For more visit Daily Nation

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