Happening Now: Situation Is Now Calm – 62 Killed 175+ Wounded
Authorities say they are in control of the mall & 10 plus suspected terrorists arrestred at airport and now in custody.
Black Smoke was seen rising from the mall in Nairobi Kenya today as the hostage standoff continued into its’ third day.
According to NBC News, the FBI is actively investigating whether as many as five Americans were part of the terror cell which launched the deadly mall attack. However, sources close to the investigation have cautioned that authorities have not confirmed this and at present do not know for sure who is involved and their nationalities.
Up to 10 hostages still remain inside complex after special forces free ‘most’ of those trapped as terror siege which has claimed the lives of 68 and wounded more than 175 people enters its THIRD day
Kenyan security forces still have not cleared the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi of terrorist
Up to ten people are still though to remain hostage inside the shopping complex
A major military offensive was launched on Sunday night by Kenyan defence forces
‘This will end tonight. Our forces will prevail. Kenyans are standing firm against aggression, and we will win,’ Kenya’s Disaster Operations Center tweeted on Sunday
As many as five of the alleged attackers are believed to be from the United States
Canadian diplomat Annemarie Desloges, 29, and pregnant Kenyan radio journalist Ruhila Adatia among the dead
Somalian terrorist group al Shabaab, which has links to al Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack which they live-blogged on Twitter
So far at least 68 people have been reported to have died and 175 people injured
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