Islamic Jihad Attack in Nairobi, Kenya, Kills 21, Including an American

Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for a bombing in Nairobi, Kenya, Wednesday that killed 14, including an American survivor from the scene of the 9-11 attacks against the World Trade Center. (AP photo)

Townhall – American businessman Jason Spindler was one of 14 [death toll rises to 21] people killed in a terror attack at the Dusit hotel in Nairobi on Tuesday. Al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based extremist group tied to al Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack. Authorities said the terrorists had been “eliminated.”

Incredibly, Spindler was a survivor of the September 11 terror attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, where he lived and worked at the time. His office building, Building 7, collapsed after one of the hijacked planes struck the North Tower. Yet, he managed to escape.

Spindler then joined the Peace Corps, before helping found and run an investment firm in Nairobi.

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