Not that this has anything to do with Islam. “Kenya terrorists may have rented space in mall,” from the Associated Press, September 25 (thanks to Anne Crockett):
New reports Wednesday alleged the al Qaeda-linked terrorists behind the Nairobi mall massacre may have rented space inside the shopping center prior to their attack.
The reports surfaced as FBI agents combed through rubble in a nightmarish hellscape in a hunt for bodies.
Interior Minister Joseph Ole Lenku said officials have not yet confirmed reports that the attackers had rented a shop inside the mall.
He also were no indications that a woman took part in the attack, despite persistent speculation Britain’s “White Widow” was involved in the slaughter….
The current death toll is 67 and is likely to climb with uncounted bodies remaining in the wreckage of the Nairobi mall. Another 175 people were injured, including more than 60 who remain hospitalized. At least 18 foreigners were among those killed.
The Somali Islamic terrorist group which carried out the attack said Wednesday that foreigners were a “legitimate target” and confirmed witness accounts that gunmen separated Muslims from other people and let the Muslims go free. The others were gunned down or taken hostage.
“The Mujahideen carried out a meticulous vetting process at the mall and have taken every possible precaution to separate the Muslims from the Kuffar (disbelievers) before carrying out their attack,” the group said in an email exchange with The Associated Press.
Witnesses have told AP and other media that gunmen rounded up people, asked questions about Islam that a Muslim would know and told the Muslims to leave the mall. Still, some Muslims were among the victims….