, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 24 – Nakumatt Holdings has confirmed that only one of their employees who was working at the Westgate branch is missing following Saturday’s terrorist attack.
The death toll from the attack stood at 62 on Monday with 175 people injured. At least six hostages were also killed.
“As part of our crisis management policy, I am encouraged to confirm that we have successfully concluded a physical headcount for all Nakumatt Westgate branch staff this evening. Clock in records confirm that 234 staff were on duty last Saturday,” said the management.
The management said that after the successful headcount for all Nakumatt Wastage staff only two of the 234 staff who were on duty last Saturday are still hospitalised at MP Shah Hospital.
“We wish our colleagues in hospital a quick recovery and pray that the almighty lord will rest the departed souls in eternal piece while comforting their families and friends,” the management said.
Masked gunmen stormed the up market mall in Nairobi on Saturday afternoon, spraying gunfire at innocent people who were at the mall.
Militia group Al Shabaab has taken responsibility for the attack.