BBC News explains the background to the Westgate mall attack - and its consequences - in a seconds. The latest news and comment on the Westgate mall attacks in Nairobi. On Saturday 21 September , unidentified gunmen attacked Westgate shopping mall, an upscale mall in Nairobi, Kenya. The attack resulted in at least 67 Deaths : 71 (including 4 attackers). The Somali terror group Al-Shabaab, an affiliate of al Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the bloody four-day siege at the upscale mall in Nairobi, which began on September 21, CCTV 'shows Westgate soldiers looting' Jump to media player Segments of CCTV footage have emerged which appear to show Kenyan security forces looting goods during last month's siege of the Westgate mall. There were dead people everywhere, and other lives, including his own, were at risk, and here was this young killer acting like it was all a joke. He patted the pistol he wore on his hip and grabbed the spare magazine he kept in his car. Israeli agents backing Kenyan troops in bid to end Nairobi mall siege". Then he shot them both with bursts of fire from his rifle. Bullets were not sprayed. FBI believes gunmen died inside mall, contradicting earlier NYPD report that suggested some may have escaped. Then she ended the call. Michael had helped the injured man reach the rear of Nakumatt, where there was a door to the delivery area in the refrigerated section just beyond the meat counter. They were panicking and then the second blast went off and people were even more panicked. The blame quickly fell on security forces after CCTV footage emerged showing soldiers walking out of Nakumatt with bags of goods. Sudani, in a loose black jacket and white trousers, fired through the open door of Urban Burgers and then walked in. What Trump and Tillerson Get Wrong About Democracy Promotion Nicole Bibbins Sedaca 1 day ago. The Downfall of Nawaz Sharif and the Triumph of Stupidity Mosharraf Zaidi 2 days ago. He tried to stand and was hit twice more in his upper thigh, the bullets tearing a fist-sized hole in his right leg. Charges dropped against Lamu's Timamy. Whittington 1 day ago.