Nairobi - Families and friends of those killed in Kenya's
Westgate Mall attack have planted trees in memory of lost loved ones on the
one-month anniversary of the 21 September attack.
The memorial service on Monday stressed that the attack
occurred against people of all races and religions.
Karanja Njoroge, chairperson of the friends of Karaura
Forest, said the families didn't come together to mourn as much as to remind
everyone that Kenya is a country of Christian, Muslim and Hindu residents.
The allegation that Kenyan security forces looted the mall
during the siege saddened many of the family members. Vaishal Shaha, who lost a
friend in the attack, said it's hard for Nairobi's different communities to
come together in the wake of the looting allegations.