Kenya says Mall victory is final
on 24/09/2013 18:17:53
In a televised address to the nation President Uhuru Kenyatta said: "We have ashamed and defeated our attackers."
He said the attack had left 240 casualties, including 61 dead civilians and six of his security forces. Five terrorists were killed and another 11 suspects have been taken into custody.
The president said three floors of the Westgate Mall collapsed during the battle to retake it and that there were "several bodies still trapped in the rubble including the terrorists."
He declared three days of national mourning.