Kenya mall attack seriously injured two teenage sisters from Toronto
Two teenage sisters from Toronto are among the dozens of people who were seriously injured in a terrorist attack on a Kenyan shopping mall, their aunt said Monday.
Fardosa Abdi, 17, and Dheeman Abdi, 16, were shopping with the family’s maid at a supermarket at the upscale Westgate mall Saturday in Nairobi when the violent assault began, their aunt Hodan Hassan said.
Hassan, speaking from her home in Minnesota, said her sister in Nairobi told her Fardosa is in critical condition after undergoing two surgeries for severe leg injuries, while Dheeman had a bullet break her leg and an explosion injure her arm. The maid wasn’t injured.
Fardosa is more seriously injured, likely from both a grenade explosion and bullets, Hassan said.
“One of her legs is severely damaged,” Hassan said. “The other one is broken in a couple places and she has lost a lot of blood…There’s…
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