Latest on siege at mall in Nairobi, Kenya

Updated 12:43 p.m. ET following address by Kenyan president:
  • 4th day of siege at mall in Nairobi, Kenya
  • 61 civilians died
  • 6 security officers died
  • 5 terrorists killed, 11 arrested
  • Cannot confirm intelligence reports that suggested 2-3 Americans, British woman involved in attack
Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militants said Tuesday they were still holding hostages as Kenyan troops battled for a fourth day to end the bloody siege at a Nairobi shopping mall.


Kenyan officials have said all the hostages are believed to have been freed, with the interior ministry saying Tuesday the assault was "very near the end". Source: AFP

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