NAIROBI, Sept 22 Kenya's president said on
Sunday security forces confronting militants in a Nairobi
shopping mall had as good a chance "as we can hope for" of
neutralising the attackers and said Kenya wanted to confirm a
claim of responsibility by Somali Islamists.
"The criminals are now located in one place within the
building. With the professionals on site, I assure Kenyans that
we have as good a chance to successfully neutralise the
terrorists as we can hope for," he said in an address.
He said Somali al Shabaab militants had said they were
behind the attack that began on Saturday, but Kenya was
undertaking investigations to "conclusively establish" who was