Kenya mall raid plotted for weeks
Officials say heavy weapons stashed with help from inside
Posted: September 25, 2013 at 5:21 a.m.
The plot was hatched weeks or months ago on Somali soil by al-Shabab’s “external operations arm,” officials say. A team of English-speaking foreign fighters was carefully selected, along with a target: Nairobi’s gleaming Westgate Mall.
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