Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 17 °C Tuesday 23 July, 2019

#Westgate Mall

# westgate-mall - Monday 4 November, 2013

Four charged by Kenyan court over Westgate mall attack

The men were charged with supporting a terrorist group, although none are accused of being the gunmen involved in the attack.

# westgate-mall - Saturday 5 October, 2013

‘White Widow’ Lewthwaite 'was not part of the attackers' - Kenyan police

Police also said that only between four and six armed men, not 10 to 15 as earlier thought, conducted the attack.

# westgate-mall - Thursday 26 September, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

'White Widow' had fraudulently acquired South African passport

Kenya terror suspect Samantha Lewthwaite used the alias Natalie Faye Webb to get the passport with records showing three addresses in Johannesburg under the name.

# westgate-mall - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

63 still missing as Kenya begins three days of mourning

The search is under way for bodies under the rubble of Nairobi’s Westgate Mall, after a four day siege by Islamist gunmen that left 67 dead.

# westgate-mall - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Co Down-born woman may have taken part in Nairobi attack

Samantha Lewthwaite, who’s originally from Northern Ireland, is the widow of one of the 7/7 bombers. A Kenyan minister said last night that a “British woman” was believed to be among the attackers.

# westgate-mall - Monday 23 September, 2013

Kenyan troops "in control" of Westgate Mall

The three-day siege at the upmarket Nairobi mall is nearing an end, the country’s Interior Ministry says.

Kenyan forces storm shopping mall in ‘final’ assault on militants

It comes as the Red Cross revises down the death toll to 62. The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an updated warning for Irish nationals.

Son of former Kenyan ambassador to Ireland killed in Nairobi siege

Mbugi Mwangi was shopping with his fiancée Rosemary Wahito when the attack started. Both lost their lives.

Heavy gunfire and explosions heard as siege continues at Kenyan shopping mall

As the stand-off enters its third day, sustained bursts of rapid gunfire erupted at dawn and lasted 15 minutes, and soldiers posted around the complex ducked for cover.