Kenya stand-off: Latest updates

Key points

  • A stand-off at the upmarket Westgate shopping centre in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, is now into its second day. All times GMT.
  • Three British nationals are confirmed as being among at least 68 people killed in the attack by Somali militants of al-Shabab on Saturday.
  • At least 175 people were injured in the attack while more than 1,000 were brought out of the shopping centre safely.
  • British Prime Minister David Cameron describes the incident as a "despicable attack" of "appalling brutality".
  • A number of hostages and an unknown number of attackers remain trapped inside as security forces try to end the siege.
  • The UK Foreign Office issues a phone number, +44 (0) 20 7008 0000, for British nationals to find out information about friends and relatives.

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Last updated 23 September 2013

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