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Mourners bury Nairobi mall victim, pregnant, dying while on phone to husband

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 01:30

Sept. 26 - As the investigation continues into the Nairobi shopping mall siege, victims are laid to rest, including a prominent radio personality who was seven months pregnant. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Kenyans are laying lay to rest the more than 72 people killed in the Nairobi shopping mall attack. Among them, Ruhila Adatia-Sood, a prominent radio personality -- seven months pregnant with her first child. Friends and family recall her last moments, when she phoned her husband to say she'd been shot. (SOUNDBITE) (English) RAMKRIE SHANSHARMA, ISMAILI RELIGIOUS LEADER SAYING: "There was no way to go inside and reach to her and then two, two and a half hours she was just bleeding, bleeding, bleeding, and after two and a half hours she died." U.S., British and Israeli agencies are helping Kenya investigate the attack - staged by the al Qaeda affiliate al Shabaab group in response to Kenya's military presence in neighboring Somalia. British High Commissioner to Kenya, Chirstian Turner, urges patience. (SOUNDBITE) (English) BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER TO KENYA, CHRISTIAN TURNER, SAYING: "This could take some time. We all want answers, we all want to know who's responsible." On Thursday, Interpol issued a wanted person's alert for a British woman whom police in the U.K. think is a possible suspect. But any progress in the investigation may do little to console Ruhila's husband. He's lost his wife - and a child. (SOUNDBITE) (English) RAMKRIE SHANSHARMA, ISMAILI RELIGIOUS LEADER SAYING: "She was very happy to receive that baby and those people have killed this baby, an innocent baby who has not seen, has not come to this world."

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Mourners bury Nairobi mall victim, pregnant, dying while on phone to husband

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 01:30