by Joseph Earnest September 23, 2013
Newscast Media NAIROBI, Kenya—Kenyan officials are in the final phase of rounding
up Islamists who launched an attack upon Christians at Westgate Mall, an upscale
shopping center in Nairobi.
“We can confirm that 3 terrorists have been killed so far, a few others have suffered
injuries,” the interior ministry wrote on Twitter.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a speech on Sunday, that the attackers will
“not get away with their despicable and beastly acts.”
“We will punish the masterminds swiftly, and indeed very painfully,” His Excellency
said also revealing that a family member, a nephew and his nephew’s fiancee, were
among the dead.
The government has confirmed that the entire mall is now under government control,
and all the 10 terrorists have been apprehended. The mall will be searched hereafter