the President's televised speech held during the morning, while you yet thought that the number of casualties as a result of the deed, was 14. But on Wednesday night announced the kenyan police, that the number of dead has risen to 21.
According to Kenya's chief of police Joseph Boinnet had six additional bodies found at the site and a police officer had unexpectedly died as a result of their injuries.
was 16 kenyans, one briton, one american and three not yet identified from other african countries. The american was a 40-year-old man who survived the 11 September in New York city in 2001, according to the post by his relatives on Facebook. 28 people have, according to the police received hospital treatment after the attack.
the Attack was carried out by five people, all of whom are dead, according to Joseph Boinnet. The attack began on Tuesday afternoon, and late in the evening, said interior minister Fred Matiang'i that all the buildings had been secured. But when the police and military during the night evacuated a group of survivors, which then was left for twelve hours, was heard again gunfire and explosions.
reported the US-based supervisory board Site to a statement from the al-Shabaab is found, and that the group which writes to the attack, inter alia, be seen as a response to the president of the united states Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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