'24: Legacy' Producers Apologize for Showing Footage From 2013 Kenya Mall Terror Attack
The clip was used while referencing a fictional terror attack in Egypt.
In Monday’s episode, horrific footage from the September 2013 terror attack on a mall in Kenya, which left 67 people dead and 200 injured, was used to illustrate a fake terror attack in Egypt.
"We regretfully included news footage of an attack in Nairobi," producers of the 24 spinoff said in a statement. "It will be removed from all future broadcasts and versions of the show.
"We apologize for any pain caused to the victims and their families and are deeply sorry."
The series, which debuted earlier this month on Fox following the Super Bowl, quickly came under fire in the Twitterverse Monday night as viewers took created the social media hashtag #SomeoneTellFox after the footage aired.
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