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Kenya mall siege: Live Report

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AFP is closing its live report on the siege at Nairobi's Westgate mall where Kenyan troops are still in a standoff with militants, despite assurances from early this morning that the operation is nearing an end. Here are today's main developments: 

Smoke rises on September 23, 2013 from the beseiged Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi. Kenyan troops continue to fight Islamist militants who are holding a number of hostages after massacring at least 62 people.

- A total of 62 people have been confirmed as killed by the Red Cross, seven lower than the figure previously reported, due to double-counting of bodies. 63 are recorded missing;

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