“Al-Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked militant group based in Somalia with ties to Nairobi’s Eastleigh district and whose most recent attack of this scale came July 2010 in Uganda’s capital, claimed responsibility for the carnage and vowed not to negotiate with Kenyan authorities.
The Mujahideen are still strong inside #Westgate Mall and still holding their ground,” the group said late Saturday via Twitter. “All praise is due to Allah!”
Francis Kimenia, secretary to the Cabinet, tweeted another 293 people got treatment at three area hospitals,
“”As we prepare to bring the world’s leaders at the United Nations next week,” Kerry said in reference to the upcoming U.N. General Assembly, “we are reminded again in tragedy of our common humanity.”
Now that’s a strong statement... I am sure the terrorists are shaking in their booths... (/sarc)