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Kenya soldiers 'looted mall'

Kenyan soldiers have been criticised after CCTV footage emerged that reportedly shows some taking part in looting Westgate Mall in Niarobi, during their three day assault against militants inside the complex.

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Westgate soldier 'caught with with a bloody wallet'

At least one Kenyan soldier has been arrested after being caught with a bloody wallet amid the widespread looting of the Westgate Mall following the terrorist attack, The New York Times reports.

Kenyan soldiers attending the Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi where dozens died, last month. Credit: Reuters

There has reportedly been widespread dismay among Kenyans in Nairobi that security services would exploit a national tragedy in such a way.

Local people say that the gunfire that rang out for days was directed not at the last of the militants but at the safes and padlocks of the many businesses inside the complex, according to the New York Times.

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