39 killed and more carnage feared as Kenya mall attackers face off

22 Sep

By Greg Botelho. Faith Karimi and Lillian Lesposo

Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) — Armed gunmen faced off with Kenyan police and soldiers inside an upscale Nairobi shopping mall early Sunday, hours after brazenly gunning down shoppers, diners and more.

Around 2:30 a.m. Sunday (6:30 p.m. ET Saturday) — an hour after reporting five “visibly shaken” hostages had been released — Kenya’s National Disaster Operation Centre cryptically tweeted“major operations underway.” What that meant was a mystery, and it didn’t quell fears about what has happened or might happen to an unknown number of civilians who were still unaccounted for inside.

Full Story: http://edition.cnn.com

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