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#1 pam


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Posted 22 September 2013 - 08:37 AM

Kenya mall attack: About 30 hostages still inside, sources say - CNN.com

This is hitting close to home for some. One member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has family that live in that area and frequent this mall. He's been unable to reach any of them.

#2 Eowyn


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Posted 22 September 2013 - 12:17 PM

How awful.

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 04:37 PM

From what I read, this attack was al Qaeda linked. Al Qaeda terrorist groups are apparently re-surging in their strength and efforts.

Edit: The attack on the upscale Westgate Mall in Kenya's capital has killed 68 people and wounded at least 175.

Read more: Victims of the Kenya mall attack | Fox News

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