Kenya’s Somali Population Fear Reprisals After Mall Attack

Members of the Somali community in the Kenyan capital Nairobi have voiced fears that the militant attack on a Nairobi shopping mall could trigger a violent backlash against them, Reuters reports. The Somali Islamist group al-Shabab said it carried out the raid on the Westgate shopping center. At least 62 people have been killed in the …

Kenyan Authorities Assault Nairobi Mall as Hostage Crisis Enters Third Day

Kenyan authorities reportedly raided the upscale Nairobi mall where up to 15 gunmen are holding an unknown number of hostages, two days since the terrorist attack killed more than 60 people and injured at least 170. In a statement aired on Kenya’s KTN TV, Cabinet Secretary Joseph Ole Lenku confirmed that two attackers were killed when …

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