- First tweet referencing gun shots in Westlands
- Amplification of that tweet:
- First question asking what's happening specifically at Westgate:
- First tweet referencing Westgate as the specific venue of the gunshots.
- First tweet reference to an explosion.
- — Raffaella Vicentini (@raffaellavice)Sat, Sep 21 2013 09:44:03Are these gunshots at #Westgate? Just heard shooting from the road behind sarit, sounded like it was coming from westgate
- Journalist with the Standard Media Group on site tweets about the attack:
- — Ma†e †ongola ™ (@MateHabiby)Sat, Sep 21 2013 09:44:38Heavily armed thugs have taken over #WestGate shopping mall. Al occupants and shoppers are on the floor. Few gunshots heard...more to follow
- — Naomi Mutua (@AKenyanGirl)Sat, Sep 21 2013 09:45:29
How Useful Is A Tweet? A Timeline from the Westgate Attack