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Nairobi mall attack: Al Shabaab burnt victims’ faces to conceal identities

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 15:10

London: Al Shabaab terrorists, who killed at least 67 people in the Nairobi mall massacre, burned victims’ faces and cut off their hands in an attempt to conceal their identities.
Sickening details of what happened to the dead inside the Westgate shopping centre have emerged, as the Kenyan Government said the siege had come to an end.

Security officers who ended the stand-off revealed how the militants from Islamic extremist group piled up bodies by the main door to slow the rescue teams down, the Daily Star reports.

Another shock report emerged how an injured woman had been sexually abused at gunpoint in front of terrified young hostages.

A woman running a cookery competition in the mall claimed that adults acted like ‘animals’ by climbing on top of children to escape.

Satpal Singh described how he was having a meeting in a coffee shop when the terrorist attack began on Saturday, the report added.


First Published: Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 15:10
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