Earlier today, we shared video and news concerning a terror attack which took place in a luxury hotel in Keya where 15 persons were reported dead including an American and British man.
In this photo shared, a man identified as Luke Potter, a charity executive from Britain has been named as one of the victim killed in the attack.
Potter¸is said to have worked for the Gatsby Charitable Foundation as their Africa Programmes Director, and had only recently moved to Nairobi from the UK. He was at the DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi when 5 terrorists stormed the place with guns and grenades on Tuesday, January 15.
The father-of-one had worked for the international development charity for more than three years, most recently on projects across East Africa.
Tuesday’s terror attack at a hotel and office complex in Nairobi saw five gunmen kill 14 people, including Mr Potter and a 41-year-old U.S. businessman, after detonating car bombs outside.
More than 700 people were evacuated from the complex overnight; however, some 50 people believed to have been in the building at the time of the attack are still unaccounted for, according to the Kenya Red Cross.
Mr Potter was reportedly a dual British-South African citizen.
The Gatsby Charitable Foundation said in a statement they were ‘deeply shocked and saddened’ to confirm the death of Mr Potter.
Below is the statement ..