Al-Shabab leader Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi had a $3 million bounty on his head.
The alert warns that terrorists may target “hotels, shopping areas, places of worship, and schools.”
Israeli police said two Palestinian suspects stormed into a Jerusalem synagogue with guns, knifes, and axes and attacked worshippers. At least eight people were injured and officers shot and killed the assailants. BuzzFeed News’ Sheera Frenkel is on the scene in Jerusalem.
In September 2008, seven militants in Sanaa killed themselves and 12 others in the deadliest assault on a U.S. Embassy in a decade. And if not for an unlikely hero, things would have been unimaginably worse.
This is the second time in two months the Kenyan troops have come under fire for alleged theft.
In light of the Nairobi mall attack, the United States government has renewed a “worldwide caution” terrorism alert.
The alleged terrorists may have been preparing for the attack right inside the Kenyan mall. WARNING: Graphic images.
Updated: “We have ashamed and defeated our attackers,” President Kenyatta said.
While in hiding, some people turned to Twitter to share their ordeal in real time, all while begging to be rescued.
Shooters are briefly seen and shots ring out while shoppers try to hide in a supermarket.