British man arrested in Kenya in connection with Westgate siege

Britain's Daily Mail newspaper said the man was arrested on Monday as he tried to board a flight from Nairobi to Turkey. The newspaper said his face was bruised and he was acting suspiciously.

hidden September 25, 2013 15:11:47 IST
British man arrested in Kenya in connection with Westgate siege

London: The Foreign Office has confirmed that a British man has been arrested in Kenya following the siege at an upscale mall that has left dozens dead.

The agency said in a statement on Wednesday that British officials are ready to provide assistance to the man. Officials would not provide details about the arrest or name the man, who is believed to be in his 30s.

British man arrested in Kenya in connection with Westgate siege

An image grab taken from AFP TV shows two children and a woman taking cover behind a bar inside Westgate shopping mall following an attack by masked gunmen. AFP

Britain's Daily Mail newspaper said the man was arrested on Monday as he tried to board a flight from Nairobi to Turkey. The newspaper said his face was bruised and he was acting suspiciously.

A Kenyan official has said the terrorists who took over the mall included a Briton and several Americans, but have provided no further details.

Associated Press

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