With this large number of injuries and many hostages still being held, there will undoubtedly be more deaths. One more death and this attack in Nairobi will equal the causalities in Norway's attack. From Fox News:
Dozens of hostages are holed up in an upscale shopping mall in Kenya's capital, forced to hide from gunmen following an attack by suspected members of an Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group on Saturday that left at least 68 dead and 175 injured.
The Kenyan military remained in a tense standoff with Islamic extremists in Nairobi on Sunday, as barrages of gunfire were heard inside the mall, Reuters reports.
Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, said in a national address that security forces had managed to isolate the “criminals” in one place inside the building, according to Reuters. Two helicopters were seen flying over the mall.
There are between 50 to 200 hostages and most of them are hiding in various places inside the mall, Fox News confirms. They are not being held by the hostage-takers. There are between 10 to 15 militants currently inside the mall, with at least one being female. . . .
Meanwhile in Pakistan, there was a horrible bombing attack.
A pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 75 people in the deadliest-ever attack on the country's Christian minority, officials said.
A wing of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing in the city of Peshawar, saying it would continue to target non-Muslims until the United States stopped drone attacks in the country's remote tribal region. . . .
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