NAIROBI : Kenya’s military said on Sunday it had freed most hostages at a shopping mall in Nairobi, where at least 68 people were killed in an attack claimed by Somalia’s Islamist militant group al Shabaab.
“Most of the hostages have been released, and the Kenya Defense Forces has taken control of most parts of the building,” Kenyan military spokesman Colonel Cyrus Oguna told the television station KTN. He did say how many hostages had been held or freed.
A t least 68 people were killed in the attack made by Somalia’s al Shabaab group.
The group used grenades and assault rifles in their attack on the mall in Kenya’s capital, killing at least 68 people and wounding 175.