Westgate attackers 'members of al-Shabaab affiliate'

Two of the attackers named by a Kenyan military spokesman are known members of al-Hijra, a Kenyan extremist group affiliated with al-Shabaab, according to the former head of the United Nations Monitoring Group on Somalia.

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Four of the attackers have been named by the military spokesperson. Credit: Reuters

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Westgate attackers named

Kenya's military spokesman has released the names of four attackers implicated in the four-day-long siege at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi.