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Interior Minister Joseph Ole Lenku told reporters, that the government believed there were 10 to 15 attackers, saying they were investigating their identity but would not give details.
The Somali Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack on the Kenyan capital's Westgate mall, which is frequented by Westerners as well as Kenyans. Several foreigners, including a Canadian diplomat, were among the dead.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, facing his first major security challenge since his election in March, said that close members of his family have been killed in the attack.
A senior government official said on his Twitter feed that more than 300 people had been wounded in an attack that could prove a major setback for the east African nation, which relies heavily on tourism.
Here we have put together some terrifying images of the horrible terrorist attack.