September 25, 2013: In an email sent to Associated Press office, Al-Shabaab spokesperson writes that the attackers of the Westgate Shopping Mall, carried out a meticulous vetting process, separating the Muslims from the non-Muslims, by asking them some fundamental questions that only a Muslim would know. After letting the Muslims go free, they initiated indiscriminate firing.
The death toll at present stands at sixty seven, majority of them locals. Eighteen foreign nationals were also killed in this attack. The email further added that the attack was aimed at Kenya because of its security forces meddling in the internal affairs of Somalia
Written By: Iftikhar Tariq Khanzada