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Nairobi shopping mall attack: siege live
The Telegraph ^ | 22 Sept 2013 | The Telegraph (London

Posted on 09/22/2013 9:55:25 AM PDT by fella

17.35 The two French victims who lost their lives were a mother and daughter who were executed in the car park, the French minister in charge of nationals living abroad said.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: kenya; kenyamallmassacre; nairobi; obamaspeople; religionofpieces
This is up dated every few minutes.
1 posted on 09/22/2013 9:55:25 AM PDT by fella
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To: fella
https://twitter.com/jstraziuso Jason Straziuso ‏@jstraziuso 1h I'm 300 meters from mall when blast went off. Eery silence afterward. One short gunfire burst. View conversation Jason Straziuso ‏@jstraziuso 1h That last big blast far larger than any explosion I'm last 30 hours. No idea what caused it. Expand Jason Straziuso ‏@jstraziuso 1h Huge explosion at kenya mall just now. Expand Jason Straziuso ‏@jstraziuso 1h More gunfire, sounds like possibly outside #westgatemall. Helos still circling.
2 posted on 09/22/2013 9:57:05 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: fella

I object to the use of the term executed being used to cover cold blooded murder.


3 posted on 09/22/2013 9:57:44 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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To: fella

There was a children’s cooking event at the mall so it was filled with parents and their kids. There was a TV crew from Master Chef Junior filming it.


4 posted on 09/22/2013 10:00:41 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Yes, I haven’t heard how many of the dead or wounded are children.


5 posted on 09/22/2013 10:08:00 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: fella
This thing is still going on!! Compare this with our SWAT teams storming someone's house to arrest them on drug trafficking or something else where no one died! Here, the bad guys are armed (and dangerous!) and all the uniformed ones do is wait outside.
6 posted on 09/22/2013 10:31:36 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: fella

Also BBC has live link.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24193284


7 posted on 09/22/2013 10:32:25 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: fella

Trade them one Kenyan in denial for any hostages.


8 posted on 09/22/2013 10:41:37 AM PDT by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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To: fella

18.20 ”We fear the death toll could be much, much higher than what we have, judging from the bodies sighted inside,” a police officer is quoted by AFP as saying.

18.17 Al-Shabaab has spoken to Channel 4, telling them all Britons in Kenya are legitimate targets.


9 posted on 09/22/2013 10:47:05 AM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary)
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To: jeffc

I don’t know. Some places I’ve been, my greatest concern was being taken hostage, and placed in greater danger by the local cowboys who had a reputation for ending standoffs quickly. It didn’t matter if hostages were killed in the process. Their emphasis was on ending it, and going home early. “Kill ‘em all! Let God sort ‘em out!”


10 posted on 09/22/2013 10:48:33 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: SE Mom

Israel 24 English

http://wwitv.com/tv_channels/b6602-i24-News-English.htm

Kenya TV

http://wwitv.com/tv_channels/b6519-NTV-Kenya.htm


11 posted on 09/22/2013 10:53:08 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: jeffc

How long did that Philippines situation last? Has it been resolved?


12 posted on 09/22/2013 10:53:51 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/09/201392213351498166.html

Philippines to charge rebel leader

(2 week seige)


13 posted on 09/22/2013 10:55:17 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: fella

Wow!

Them Kenyans are bearing some pretty pricey arms.


14 posted on 09/22/2013 10:57:08 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: GeronL

Thanks for the English- the language they’re speaking on the other one is lovely sounding- but I don’t understand it!

This is a nightmare- just read on twitter these guys are in a bulletproof room.


15 posted on 09/22/2013 10:57:27 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

When the Kenyan President was speaking he did it in english or close to it


16 posted on 09/22/2013 10:59:07 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: SE Mom

Death toll now at 68, 175 wounded.
May rise as mall not cleared yet.


17 posted on 09/22/2013 11:02:22 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: GeronL; kristinn; maggief
Yeah- THAT I understood;)

Per #westgate twitter:

Stanley Wabomba ‏@wastano 3m UPDATE: @KenyaRedCross says nine more bodies recovered; #Westgate death toll rises to 68

18 posted on 09/22/2013 11:03:20 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: GeronL; jeffc
How long did that Philippines situation last? Has it been resolved?

Not yet complete, but note the second quote about the Filpino President's actions!

Philippine leader vows Zamboanga battle 'over soon'- YahooNews

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AFP) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Sunday flew out of a major southern city where troops are fighting Muslim rebels, saying he expects the deadly battles to be over soon."I believe this will wind down within the day," he said before boarding a jet that flew him out of Zamboanga, where thousands of elite troops have been fighting Moro National Liberation Front(MNLF) gunmen for two weeks. ...

... Aquino flew to the area on September 13 to take direct command of operations, vowing not to leave until the gunmen are pushed back out of the city.Military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Ramon Zagala said the armed forces backed their commander-in-chief Aquino's latest pronouncement."The armed forces support the president's statement that this is almost over," Zagala told AFP."We will work hard to finish this soonest." He said about 4,500 soldiers remained in the city to clear it of guerrillas after two weeks of deadly street battles that left hundreds dead or injured.More than 10,000 houses were set on fire and 111,000 civilian residents fled the street battles, according to the civil defence office in Manila. ...


19 posted on 09/22/2013 11:04:43 AM PDT by WVKayaker ("The only place that the left hasn't placed the blame is on their agenda..." -Sarah Palin)
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To: Vendome

Yup. You paid for them, and the training, and spiffy uniforms.


20 posted on 09/22/2013 11:05:35 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: fella

Send in Spetsnaz.


21 posted on 09/22/2013 11:06:21 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: WVKayaker

bump


22 posted on 09/22/2013 11:09:57 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: fella

Breaking news on rt.com “Kenyan Troops on ‘Major Assault’ to End Siege of Nairobi Shopping Mall”


23 posted on 09/22/2013 11:11:35 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Good. Maybe the Philippines will learn something and not wait 2 weeks.


24 posted on 09/22/2013 11:20:29 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: jeffc

“and all the uniformed ones do is wait outside.”

In full body armor hiding behind cars and armored vehicles.
Don’t worry the fresh underwear and porta-cans are on the way.


25 posted on 09/22/2013 11:29:54 AM PDT by Slambat
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To: fella

The mall is still in the hands of the terrorist after 24 hours....what do the Kenyans give a damn....the hostages are Christian.


26 posted on 09/22/2013 12:54:25 PM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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what do the Kenyans give a damn....the hostages are Christian.

They called in the Israelis for support so they can get as many hostages out alive as possible.

The jihadis are on a suicide mission; the hostages are not.

And further, Kenya has had very friendly relations with Israel for decades. I'd say it's better to wait and get competently trained/equipped soldiers than to storm it and ensure the death of the hostages.

Sounds like damn is given.

27 posted on 09/22/2013 6:48:41 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: GeronL

He went to Amherst College in Mass.


28 posted on 09/22/2013 7:40:51 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: fella
Pictures from today The mall is burning.
29 posted on 09/23/2013 6:04:29 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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To: fella

Lets give support to the Kenyan forces, who are doing a very hard and brutal job in order to end this carnage.


30 posted on 09/23/2013 1:11:41 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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