Three of the Nairobi terrorists are Americans, say US sources

The US State Department says that federal security agencies are looking into reports that three American citizens are among the Al Shabaab gunmen holed up in the Westgate mall in Nairobi since Saturday. According to those reports, the terrorist gang includes three Americans who converted to Islam, one British woman, one Canadian, one Finn and a Kenyan. DEBKAfile: Confirmation of the multinational nature of the terrorist attack would make it the first strike of a “Foreign Legion” established by Al Qaeda to recruit Westerners converted to Islam as jihadists. 

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