Islamist gunmen holed up with hostages in Nairobi siege, 59 dead




 
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Islamist gunmen holed up with hostages in Nairobi siege, 59 dead
 
September 22nd, 2013  
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Islamist gunmen holed up with hostages in Nairobi siege, 59 dead
By Richard Lough and Edmund Blair NAIROBI (Reuters) - Islamist militants were holed up with hostages on Sunday at a shopping mall in Nairobi, where at least 59 people have been killed in an attack by the al Shabaab group that opposes Kenya's participation in a peacekeeping mission in neighboring Somalia. A volley of gunfire lasting about 30 seconds interrupted a stalemate of several hours, a Reuters witness said, speaking from close to the shopping center that has several Israeli-owned outlets and which is frequented by expatriates and Kenyans. ...




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