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Nairobi mall massacre

Ann Gakii, left, reacts at the Nairobi City Mortuary after identifying the body of her father, who was killed in the mall attack, in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday. Islamic militants who staged a deadly attack on a Kenya mall said Tuesday hostages are still alive and fighters are
A Kenyan soldier runs through a corridor on an upper floor, shortly before an explosion was heard, at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday. (Ben Curtis / The Associated Press)
Relatives of Johnny Mutinda Musango, 48, weep after identifying his body at the city morgue in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday. Musango was one of the victims of the Westgate Mall hostage siege. Kenyan security forces were still combing the Mall on the fourth day of the siege by al-Qaida-linked terrorists.  (Jerome Daly / The Associated Press)
Trucks of soldiers from the Kenya Defence Forces arrive after dawn outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya Sunday. Islamic extremist gunmen lobbed grenades and fired assault rifles inside Nairobi's top mall Saturday, killing dozens and wounding more than 100 in the attack. Early Sunday morning, 12 hours after the attack began, gunmen remained holed up inside the mall with an unknown number of hostages.  (Ben Curtis / The Associated Press)
Relatives gather at  the Nairobi City Mortuary Sunday following the mall attack Saturday. Kenyan authorities said Islamic extremist attackers remain inside the upscale Kenyan shopping mall, holding an unknown number of hostages, after killing dozens and injuring 150. (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Somalia's ambassador to Kenya, Mohamed Ali Nur, centre,speaks to journalists during the burial of a 41-year-old Somali man and an 18-year-old Asian woman in Nairobi, Kenya Sunday. Both of them were killed during Saturday's mall shooting in Nairobi. (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Relatives help a woman at the Nairobi City Mortuary on Sunday after she identified the body of a victim of the Saturday attack at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenyan authorities said Islamic extremist attackers remain inside the upscale Kenyan shopping mall, holding an unknown number of hostages, after killing dozens and injuring at least 150 in the attack.  (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Soldiers from the Kenya Defence Forces walk out, following the sound of explosions and gunfire, from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday. Kenyan military forces engaged in sporadic gun battles Sunday with the Islamic extremists holding an unknown number of hostages inside an upscale Nairobi mall, as officials said the death toll from a grenade-and-gunfire siege a day earlier rose to 59, with at least 175 wounded.  (Ben Curtis / The Associated Press)
A Kenyan army helicopter circles in the air behind a billboard advertising the Nakumatt supermarket in the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya Sunday. Kenyan military forces engaged in sporadic gun battles Sunday with the Islamic extremists holding an unknown number of hostages inside an upscale Nairobi mall. (Ben Curtis / The Associated Press)
A rescue worker helps a child outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, after gunmen threw grenades and opened fire during an attack that left multiple dead and dozens wounded. A witness to the attacks on the upscale shopping mall says that gunmen told Muslims to stand up and leave and that non-Muslims would be targeted.  (Riccardo Gangale / The Associated Press)
A woman is rescued from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday after a gun battle inside the shopping centre left at least 39 people dead after terrorists attacked one of the city's most exclusive malls. (Tribune Media MCT)
Civilians who had been hiding inside during gunbattles to flee from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday. Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday killing at least 39 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event, a Red Cross official and witnesses said. (Jonathan Kalan / The Associated Press)
A security guard helps a child outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday after gunmen threw grenades and opened fire during an attack that left multiple dead and dozens wounded. A witness to the attacks on the upscale shopping mall says that gunmen told Muslims to stand up and leave and that non-Muslims would be targeted. (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Security guards help a woman outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, after gunmen threw grenades and opened fire during an attack that left multiple dead and dozens wounded. A witness to the attacks on the upscale shopping mall says that gunmen told Muslims to stand up and leave and that non-Muslims would be targeted. (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Civilians who had been hiding during the gun battle hold their hands in the air as a precautionary measure before being searched by armed police leading them to safety, inside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday. Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday, killing at least 22 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event, a Red Cross official and witnesses said.  (Jonathan Kalan / The Associated Press)
A woman who had been hiding inside and then managed to flee, sits in a state of shock, as a member of the security force keeps watch outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday. Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday killing at least 22 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event, a Red Cross official and witnesses said.  (Jonathan Kalan / The Associated Press)
Soldiers arrive at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday. A gun battle inside the shopping centre left at least 39 people dead after gunmen attacked one of the city's most exclusive malls.  (Zhang Chen / Xinhua / Tribune Media MCT)
Soldiers arrive at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday. A gun battle inside the shopping centre left several people dead after gunmen attacked one of the city's most exclusive malls. (Tribune Media MCT)
Armed special forces aim their weapons at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday after gunmen threw grenades and opened fire during an attack that left multiple dead and dozens wounded. A witness to the attacks on the upscale shopping mall says that gunmen told Muslims to stand up and leave and that non-Muslims would be targeted. (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Armed police crouch down and take position during a gun battle outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday. Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday killing at least 22 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event, a Red Cross official and witnesses said.  (Jonathan Kalan / The Associated Press)
Armed police leave after entering the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday, killing at least 22 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event. (Jonathan Kalan / The Associated Press)
Ann Gakii, left, reacts at the Nairobi City Mortuary after identifying the body of her father, who was killed in the mall attack, in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday. Islamic militants who staged a deadly attack on a Kenya mall said Tuesday hostages are still alive and fighters are "still holding their ground," as Nairobi's city morgue prepared for the arrival of a large number of bodies of people killed, an official said. - (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
A Kenyan soldier runs through a corridor on an upper floor, shortly before an explosion was heard, at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday. - (Ben Curtis / The Associated Press)
Relatives of Johnny Mutinda Musango, 48, weep after identifying his body at the city morgue in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday. Musango was one of the victims of the Westgate Mall hostage siege. Kenyan security forces were still combing the Mall on the fourth day of the siege by al-Qaida-linked terrorists. - (Jerome Daly / The Associated Press)
Trucks of soldiers from the Kenya Defence Forces arrive after dawn outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya Sunday. Islamic extremist gunmen lobbed grenades and fired assault rifles inside Nairobi's top mall Saturday, killing dozens and wounding more than 100 in the attack. Early Sunday morning, 12 hours after the attack began, gunmen remained holed up inside the mall with an unknown number of hostages. - (Ben Curtis / The Associated Press)
Relatives gather at the Nairobi City Mortuary Sunday following the mall attack Saturday. Kenyan authorities said Islamic extremist attackers remain inside the upscale Kenyan shopping mall, holding an unknown number of hostages, after killing dozens and injuring 150. - (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Somalia's ambassador to Kenya, Mohamed Ali Nur, centre,speaks to journalists during the burial of a 41-year-old Somali man and an 18-year-old Asian woman in Nairobi, Kenya Sunday. Both of them were killed during Saturday's mall shooting in Nairobi. - (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Relatives help a woman at the Nairobi City Mortuary on Sunday after she identified the body of a victim of the Saturday attack at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenyan authorities said Islamic extremist attackers remain inside the upscale Kenyan shopping mall, holding an unknown number of hostages, after killing dozens and injuring at least 150 in the attack. - (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Soldiers from the Kenya Defence Forces walk out, following the sound of explosions and gunfire, from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday. Kenyan military forces engaged in sporadic gun battles Sunday with the Islamic extremists holding an unknown number of hostages inside an upscale Nairobi mall, as officials said the death toll from a grenade-and-gunfire siege a day earlier rose to 59, with at least 175 wounded. - (Ben Curtis / The Associated Press)
A Kenyan army helicopter circles in the air behind a billboard advertising the Nakumatt supermarket in the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya Sunday. Kenyan military forces engaged in sporadic gun battles Sunday with the Islamic extremists holding an unknown number of hostages inside an upscale Nairobi mall. - (Ben Curtis / The Associated Press)
A rescue worker helps a child outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, after gunmen threw grenades and opened fire during an attack that left multiple dead and dozens wounded. A witness to the attacks on the upscale shopping mall says that gunmen told Muslims to stand up and leave and that non-Muslims would be targeted. - (Riccardo Gangale / The Associated Press)
A woman is rescued from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday after a gun battle inside the shopping centre left at least 39 people dead after terrorists attacked one of the city's most exclusive malls. - (Tribune Media MCT)
Civilians who had been hiding inside during gunbattles to flee from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday. Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday killing at least 39 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event, a Red Cross official and witnesses said. - (Jonathan Kalan / The Associated Press)
A security guard helps a child outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday after gunmen threw grenades and opened fire during an attack that left multiple dead and dozens wounded. A witness to the attacks on the upscale shopping mall says that gunmen told Muslims to stand up and leave and that non-Muslims would be targeted. - (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Security guards help a woman outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, after gunmen threw grenades and opened fire during an attack that left multiple dead and dozens wounded. A witness to the attacks on the upscale shopping mall says that gunmen told Muslims to stand up and leave and that non-Muslims would be targeted. - (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Civilians who had been hiding during the gun battle hold their hands in the air as a precautionary measure before being searched by armed police leading them to safety, inside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday. Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday, killing at least 22 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event, a Red Cross official and witnesses said. - (Jonathan Kalan / The Associated Press)
A woman who had been hiding inside and then managed to flee, sits in a state of shock, as a member of the security force keeps watch outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday. Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday killing at least 22 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event, a Red Cross official and witnesses said. - (Jonathan Kalan / The Associated Press)
Soldiers arrive at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday. A gun battle inside the shopping centre left at least 39 people dead after gunmen attacked one of the city's most exclusive malls. - (Zhang Chen / Xinhua / Tribune Media MCT)
Soldiers arrive at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday. A gun battle inside the shopping centre left several people dead after gunmen attacked one of the city's most exclusive malls. - (Tribune Media MCT)
Armed special forces aim their weapons at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday after gunmen threw grenades and opened fire during an attack that left multiple dead and dozens wounded. A witness to the attacks on the upscale shopping mall says that gunmen told Muslims to stand up and leave and that non-Muslims would be targeted. - (Khalil Senosi / The Associated Press)
Armed police crouch down and take position during a gun battle outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday. Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday killing at least 22 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event, a Red Cross official and witnesses said. - (Jonathan Kalan / The Associated Press)
Armed police leave after entering the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday, killing at least 22 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event. - (Jonathan Kalan / The Associated Press)

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