43 killed at Kenyan mall; more carnage feared
September 22nd, 2013
03:22 AM ET

43 killed at Kenyan mall; more carnage feared

Almost 24 hours after gunmen stormed an upscale Nairobi mall, spraying bullets and killing dozens, the terror wasn't over.

An unknown number of hostages were still holed up Sunday in parts of Westgate mall, Kenya's National Disaster Operation Centre tweeted.

"That is what we suspect. We cannot share any further information," the agency said.

At least 43 people have been killed in the attack, Kenya Red Cross chief, Abbas Gullet said Sunday. He said more than 200 others were wounded.

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  1. Hamza al Shaqir

    Islam is a religion of peace!

    September 22, 2013 at 7:43 am | Report abuse |
    • saywhat

      Nothing to do with islam.
      These thugs of AlQaeda and Taliban kill indiscriminately and for money & arms. They have killed muslims in thousands praying at mosques at funerals at their holy shrines and everywhere.

      September 22, 2013 at 11:36 am | Report abuse |
    • Hamsta

      Both of you are wrong, the Quran preaches death to infidels and whether you see this as a holy war or jihad or not doesn't matter because Al Quaeda among other muslims have declared holy war (jihad) on western civilization in the name of Islam. Both of you are DELUSIONAL to say otherwise.

      September 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • Trent

      The OT is full of the same teachings, Hamsta.

      September 22, 2013 at 7:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • Hamsta

      And along came Jesus more than 2,000 years ago changing all that by saying "He who is without sin can cast the first stone." Come to think of it, the Muslim religion isn't even as old as Jesus and is based on the ramblings of a delusional child molestor. Islam isn't a religion, it's a CULT!

      September 22, 2013 at 9:10 pm | Report abuse |
    • Trent

      The old covenant is part of the new covenant. They are part and parcel. You should take the words of Jesus seriously and let go of some of your hate. You seeth with it.

      September 22, 2013 at 11:03 pm | Report abuse |
  2. George

    So what does the historic first black president do to confront the global scourge of Islamic extremism? Immigrate millions of Somalis into the US and give them free stuff, while concurrently sequestering the military to the point it's incapable of response, like for example Benghazi. Coincidence that radical extremism soars to new heights under his watch? I think not.

    September 22, 2013 at 7:47 am | Report abuse |
    • The Observer

      A President trying to stop religion? This is not within the scope of his job. If you are talking about immigration reform, that is the job of Congress, not the President. You know this, right?

      September 22, 2013 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
    • Hamsta

      How right you are George, welcome to Oba-Me's America where a white, conservative Christian is considered a terrorist and Common Core forces your child to read the Quran, wear a burqa and refer to the 9/11 hijackers as freedom fighters. Welcome to Oba-Me's America where being successful is evil and hard work is rewarded with insanely high taxes and a healthcare package that forces your company to cancel your insurance and cut your hours to less than 30.

      September 22, 2013 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • Trent

      What does Somalia have to do with this, anyhow? This is a story about Kenya.
      Hamsta: you amuse me in the same fascinating way two kindergarteners fighting in the sandbox does. Stop them , and they'll just go somewhere else to fight without learning anything.

      September 22, 2013 at 7:05 pm | Report abuse |
  3. rupert

    @ george. Can u define "free stuff" please.
    Thank u

    September 22, 2013 at 8:35 am | Report abuse |
  4. chrissy

    Lol @ rupert, thanks i was wondering about that too. And @ George, we've had imigrants from Somalia comming to this country for DECADES! You may as well admit you posted that simply because our prez is black and so are Somalians! Pretty pathetic reasoning on your part.

    September 22, 2013 at 10:21 am | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    As a matter of fact this country of ours was founded just for that reason! Letting suppressed individuals immigrate here. And our founding fathers did NOT care what color or race they were, they welcomed them all!

    September 22, 2013 at 10:28 am | Report abuse |
  6. rupert

    Catch em!
    Try um!
    Fry im!
    Hi cutie patootie. True about immigration

    September 22, 2013 at 10:49 am | Report abuse |
  7. saywhat

    blocked

    September 22, 2013 at 11:24 am | Report abuse |
  8. saywhat

    No go

    September 22, 2013 at 11:26 am | Report abuse |
  9. saywhat

    @George
    absurd analysis.

    September 22, 2013 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  10. saywhat

    comments blocked.Responses to@George @Hamza also blocked.

    September 22, 2013 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  11. chrissy

    Hmmm @ rupert, what gives? Today its cutie patootie but the other day you were calling me every foul name you could think of.

    September 22, 2013 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  12. chrissy

    Who are you talking too @ Observer? My phone doesn't show the reply to function. Just wondering because if its to me im not understanding what i may have said that you would question.

    September 22, 2013 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  13. chrissy

    Lol thanks @ banasy. Damn phone anyway, i know you understand bout me not having that function. How are you feeling today, better i hope? And you know why and who about george bringing somalia up lol. Mr king of crap! Lol

    September 22, 2013 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  14. saywhat

    Good afternoon@chrissy@banasy

    September 22, 2013 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
  15. saywhat

    no point in trying to post comments.

    September 22, 2013 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

      Saywhat Saywhat?

      September 22, 2013 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse |
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