Kenya Mall Attack: 59 Killed in Terrorist Assault

Tense standoff continues as 10 to 15 attackers hold hostages inside the mall.
2:41 | 09/22/13

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breaking news on that coordinated terrorist attack in kenya. The hostage crisis in the upkale westgate mall is ongoing at this hour. Here are the latest numbers. According to kenyan government, at least 60 dead and more than 175 injured, including four americans. As of right now, there are still 10 to 15 attackers inside that mall, the chaotic scene now a tense standoff. Abc's kirit radha is on the ground. Reporter: Gunmen still holding at least 30 people hostage inside. Now, more than 24 hours after the attack began, authorities believe that 10 to 15 attackers are still inside. It started in broad daylight saturday afternoon. Right as the mall was packed with weekend shops are, witnesses say the attackers stormed the building from multiple entrances. Kenyan authorities said at least 59 people were killed, at least 175 more injured, those numbers may still rise. Terrified shoppers ran for their lives, others hid wherever they could. My leg. Reporter: Al shabaab, affiliated with al qaeda, reportedly claimed responsibility. The gunmen made it clear they were there to kill nonmuslims. They had a message for everyone inside. The westgate mall is popular with foreigners. At least four americans were injured. Kenyan authorities insist they have the situation under control. For those hostages still inside, it remains far from over. Not far away, gunfire was heard. Extraordinary images out of nairobi.

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