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Commandos decided not to strike an al-Shabab leader’s compound in Somalia when they saw lots of children inside

The target of one of two U.S. counterterrorism raids over the weekend was a Kenyan terror suspect wanted in a plot to attack the parliament building and U.N. headquarters in Nairobi, but the mission to capture him, in Somalia, had to be aborted.
His face has never been seen by the public but he goes by the name Ikrimah and he is a senior planner for the Somali terrorist group known as al-Shabab. He will now also be known as the one who got away from SEAL Team Six, which failed to capture him in a pre-dawn raid.

Al-Shabab's violent reach

David Martin reports for CBS Evening News. Read the entire story here: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57606419/navy-seals-somalia-mission-derailed-in-part-by-kids/ – View the picture gallery here: http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-202_162-10018360.html


More than 60 killed

Read more: http://www.wcvb.com/news/national/president-kenya-mall-attack-is-over/-/9848944/22089240/-/bw144tz/-/index.html#ixzz2fpeJsk00


http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/22/world/africa/kenya-mall-attack/index.html

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Multiple barrages of gunfire erupted Sunday morning from inside the building where there is a hostage standoff with Islamic extremists nearly 24 hours after they attacked using grenades and assault rifles.

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Kenya mall hostage standoff continues; 59 dead so far

http://www.cbsnews.com

About 10 to 15 al Qaeda-linked militants holed up in upscale mall in Nairobi, shooting at police; number of hostages unclear