In deadly Nairobi attack, stories of fear, bravery and loss

  • Family members including the mother of Abdalla, center, prepare to pray over the bodies of Abdalla Dahir and Feisal Ahmed, who were both killed in Tuesday’s attack, at a mosque in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. The two worked for the Somalia Stability Fund, managed by the London-based company Adam Smith International, and were killed in Tuesday’s assault by Islamic extremist gunmen on a luxury hotel and shopping complex. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

  • Mourners bury the body of Abdalla Dahir near to the grave of his colleague Feisal Ahmed, who were both killed in Tuesday’s attack, at their funerals in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. The two worked for the Somalia Stability Fund, managed by the London-based company Adam Smith International, and were killed in Tuesday’s assault by Islamic extremist gunmen on a luxury hotel and shopping complex. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

  • Kenyan security forces aim their weapons up at buildings as they run through a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Terrorists attacked an upscale hotel complex in Kenya’s capital, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the neighborhood. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

NAIROBI, Kenya — Trapped in a Kenyan hotel under attack by extremists, June Chepkemei said she made peace with the fact that she might die.

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