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Large explosions rattled Nairobi’s upscale mall Monday during a battle between Kenyan troops and al-Qaida linked terrorists.

So far there were an estimated 62 dead and Kenyan officials announced that “most” hostages had been rescued, but no numbers were given. Gunfire and pluming black smoke erupting today also at the Kenyan Mall as early as this morning.

Kenya Chief of Defense forces Gen. Julius Karangi stated that fighters from an array of nations participated in the attack claimed by al-Shabab, a Somali group allied with al-Qaida.

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