Kenyan Security Forces Closing in on Nairobi Mall Attackers

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says the country’s security forces are in a position to “neutralize” the attackers who laid siege to a shopping mall Saturday in Nairobi and continue to hold hostages.  The government says 59 people have been killed and at least 175 wounded in the attack, blamed on a Somali terrorist group.

In an address Sunday to a nation traumatized by the ongoing attack, Kenyatta said the criminals responsible were cornered in one section of the multi-story Westgate …