U.S. Navy SEALs carried out a pre-dawn raid Saturday on a coastal town in southern Somalia looking for a specific al-Qaida suspect linked to the Nairobi shopping mall attack, but did not get their target, a U.S. military official told The Associated Press.
Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta declared that the terrorists who took over the Westgate Maill in Nairobi had been defeated, but said that 72 people had died in the siege with the number expected to go up.
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