Arabic-speaking gunmen kill 30, injure 60 in Israel-owned Nairobi mall

At least 30 people killed, 60 injured and seven hostages taken by 18-20 Arabic-speaking gunmen who stormed the upscale Westgate center shopping mall in the Kenyan capital Saturday. Riding in on motorcycles, they sprayed the crowds with gunfire and grenades. Kenyan police forces engaged the attackers, who carried large quantities of ammo, in fierce battle. An unknown number of Israelis were in the mall which is Israeli-owned. Their condition is not known. Witnesses say the shooters shouted to Muslims to escape.

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