Rampage

Gunmen Attack Nairobi, Kenya Shopping Mall (Photos)

Gunmen opened fire and threw grenades at Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi on Saturday, killing more than a dozen and injuring many more. See photos from the scene.

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A plume of black smoke rises from Kenya’s Westgate Shopping Mall after large explosions and heavy gunfire erupted there Monday.

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Medics take cover behind a large tree as gunfire and explosions are heard from the mall.

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Security forces have been attempting to rescue hostages inside the mall, which was attacked by al Qaeda–linked terrorists.

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Onlookers gather along the road to get a glimpse of the mall after Islamist militants killed close to 70 people and took many more hostage.



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People flee the mall after gunmen opened fire on unsuspecting shoppers.

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A customer cries as she is evacuated.

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Terrified children wait by the body of a man after escaping from the Westgate shopping center.

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A police officer holds a gun to provide cover for escaping customers.

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Civilians flee the Westgate mall.

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A child runs to safety as armed police hunt the gunmen.

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Construction workers run to safety.

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Armed police continue the search.

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People crawl past a man’s body as they try to escape.

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An injured woman cries for help after the attack.

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Armed police search through the Westgate shopping center for the gunmen.

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Victims' bodies are strewn throughout the market after the attack.

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A journalist rescues a woman injured in the shootout between the attackers and police.

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Police search for the gunmen.

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A body lies outside the upscale shopping mall.

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An injured man is wheeled into the Aga Khan hospital in Nairobi on Saturday.