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Britons 'caught up in Kenya attack'

British nationals are among those caught up in a a terrorist attack on a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the UK's foreign secretary has said.

British nationals are among those caught up in a a terrorist attack on a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the UK's foreign secretary has said.

William Hague condemned the attack and confirmed that Prime Minister David Cameron had spoken to Kenya's President Kenyatta to offer condolences and British assistance.

He also confirmed that the government's emergency committee, Cobra, had held a meeting and is sending a rapid deployment team to the area.

At least 39 people are believed to have died and 150 injured in the attack at the Westgate centre.

  • 21 Sep
  • From the section Africa