The Star (Nairobi)

23 September 2013

Kenya: Death Toll in Westgate Attack Rises to 68

The death toll of those killed at Westgate shopping mall attack has risen to 68,according to the Kenya Red Cross. This is after nine more bodies were recovered in a joint rescue mission. The number of those injured in the attack remains at 175.

Security operations are still ongoing to rescue several hostages still held inside the mall by a group of 10-15 terrorists. Over 1000 hostages have been rescued from the siege that is now in its second day.

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