Thirty-nine people lost their lives while 150 were injured in the assault in one of Nairobi's top shopping mall. Some of the close family members of Uthuru Kenyatta, the country's president, were also among the dead.
Two Indians were killed in the attack, including an 8-year-old boy
Modi stressed Gandhi's principles while condemning the terror act, saying they ask the world to spread the message of peace and fight terrorism. He said terrorism is a problem with deep roots and poses a grave challenge to humanity.
The United Nations also condemned the ghastly attacks.