Nairobi attack sparked by Trump's Jerusalem move - Al-Shabaab

Cars are seen on fire at the scene of the attack

A woman who gave her name as Njoki wept as she said: "My sister is not in any of the hospitals and the last time we spoke she was a bit calm but suddenly she started crying and shouting and I could hear gunshots and her phone remained on but she wasn't speaking".

One American was killed in the attack, which experts say was created to attract the attention of western media.

"We share the grief of his family, partner, daughter and friends".

A spokesperson for the Foreign Office said: "We are supporting the family of a British man killed in the recent terrorist attack in Kenya".

The attacks in Kenya's capital appear created to inflict maximum damage to the country's image of stability and its tourism industry, an important source of revenue.

Mohamed Yasin Jama lost two work colleagues.

An American who survived the horrific attack on the World Trade Centre towers on 11 September 2001 was killed yesterday in the terrorist attack in Nairobi, Kenya.

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The death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed, police said Wednesday in the aftermath of the brazen overnight siege by al-Shabab gunmen. Their statement said Mogadishu stood in solidarity with Kenya in its war against terrorism which it said had a disgusting face.

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"Their mission was to cause pain and fear and they proceeded to do so without seeking details", Odinga said.

The extremists based in neighbouring Somalia, with links to Al-Qaeda, said that its members were still fighting in the country.

Gunmen attacked the Dusit D2 compound in the Westlands district of Kenya's capital on Tuesday afternoon.

Police are said to be exchanging gunfire with attackers in operation after explosions and heavy gunfire emerged at a hotel complex in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.

The Somali-based militant group al-Shabaab, who took responsibility for the deadly Nairobi hotel siege, said Wednesday the attack was a response to United States recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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An Associated Press journalist saw a member of the elite unit known as RECCE Squad being taken out of the hotel complex Wednesday before he was put into an ambulance.

Explosions and gunfire intensified from dawn until police managed to secure the complex mid-morning. CCTV footage showed at least four.

The hotel complex under attack is less than 2 kilometers from Westgate Mall and is in what is considered one of the most secure areas of the city. Spindler also served in the Peace Corps in Peru, the Post reported.

The attack came three years to the day after al Shabaab extremists attacked a Kenyan military base in Somalia, killing scores of people.

One survivor said he hid himself inside a fridge as attackers fired bullets around.

Civilians, including some women crying, ran away from the Nairobi hotel complex as sporadic gunfire was heard inside. Kenya invaded the neighboring country in 2011 in a bid to quash the Islamist group.

The attack involved at least four armed men who invaded the hotel and shops.

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Police have urged people to stay away from the crime scene until it is declared safe.

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