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Two men convicted of deadly Nairobi mall attack

A Kenyan court has convicted two men of helping Islamist militants kill at least 67 people in a 2013 attack at a mall in Nairobi.

The two men, Mohammed Ahmed Abdi and Hussein Hassan Mustafa, were found guilty of conspiracy to commit a terrorist act. A third man was acquitted of the charges.

This was the first time suspects were prosecuted for the September 2013 attack at the Westgate shopping mall.

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The attack was carried out by gunmen from the Somali militant group al-Shabab.

Source:VOA.com

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