ARTICLES RELATING TO WESTGATE MALL ATTACK

Five years after Westgate, al-Shabaab is weakened but not yet defeated

2018-10-03 15:03

It’s been five years since four attackers made their way into Westgate, a popular shopping mall in the rich Westlands area of Nairobi, and unleashed a coordinated attack that left 71 people dead.

Kenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmed

2014-09-19 20:29

One year after the Kenyan mall assault many of the Kenyan capital's shopping areas remain protected by unarmed, poorly trained security guards who aren't equipped to fend off assaults.

 

Kenya police chief warns residents to be vigilant

2014-09-20 21:58

Kenya's police chief has asked residents to be "extra vigilant" of attacks in the week following the anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack.

Mall attack report slams authorities

2014-01-26 11:25

Warnings by Kenyan security forces of impending attack just days before Somalia's Shebab gunmen stormed a Nairobi mall killing at least 67 people last year were ignored, parliamentary investigations have found.

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