Kenyan President: Mall Attackers 'Defeated' After Four-Day Fight
By: Jason Beaubien and Robert Siegel
September 24, 2013
Kenyan security forces continue their work at the Nairobi mall where terrorists say they continue to hold hostages the fourth day of the siege. Officials say 67 people are known dead. Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta said the attack was over but added that three floors of the mall had collapsed and bodies remained trapped in the rubble.
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