NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) According to the president of Kenya, the attackers who have held off Kenyan security forces at a shopping mall in Nairobi since Saturday have now been defeated — after killing at least 67 civilians and government troops.
He’s making it clear that the death toll will rise — saying several bodies are trapped in the rubble after three floors of the shopping mall collapsed.
Explosions and gunfire had been heard from the mall throughout the day today, and smoke rose from the building in the afternoon. The Kenyan leader says six of the attackers are dead, and 11 other suspects have been arrested.
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