Updated on 9.22.2013
More than 30 people are still being held hostage inside the mall at this time. Terror group Al-Shabaab is taking responsibility for this attack, which appears to be a retaliation for Kenyan military actions taken in Somalia. Television coverage of this event is being carefully edited, as the attackers are still inside the mall with hostages and are watching live TV coverage of the attack. 3 of the attackers were born in the United States. Two are from Saint Paul Minnesota, and one if from Kansas City Missouri.
Cited from the L.A. Times news website:
“Al Shabab has sought to strike back at Kenya, which sent troops into southern Somalia in 2011 and pushed the group’s fighters out of…
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