Al-Shabab gunmen’s ‘press office’ live-tweets mall attack

http://twitter.com/#!/HSM_Press/status/381479233760948224

As Twitchy reported earlier, gunmen launched a terrorist attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, reportedly telling Muslims to leave the area before opening fire. The al-Qaeda-linked Somali militia al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack, and the group’s “press office,” @HSM_Press, has been tweeting its grievances and demands throughout the day.

http://twitter.com/#!/HSM_Press/status/381470268662632448
http://twitter.com/#!/HSM_Press/status/381475665502941184

Whoever is doing the tweeting claims to be in intermittent contact with the shooters inside the mall.

http://twitter.com/#!/HSM_Press/status/381480148421189633

CNN is currently reporting “dozens” killed, with 31 seeming to be the most reliable number of confirmed casualties at the moment.

http://twitter.com/#!/HSM_Press/status/381483208711221248
http://twitter.com/#!/HSM_Press/status/381486199598108672
http://twitter.com/#!/HSM_Press/status/381489431992999937

Kuffar, like infidels, is a derogatory term for non-Muslims.

http://twitter.com/#!/HSM_Press/status/381501717713412097
http://twitter.com/#!/HSM_Press/status/381504157288366080
http://twitter.com/#!/HSM_Press/status/381507288554430465

For whatever reason, CNN is still being careful to enclose the word “terrorists” in quotation marks.

CNN-terrorists

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/09/21/no-negotiations-whatsoever-al-shabab-gunmens-press-office-live-tweets-mall-attack/

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