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Kenyan authorities had been warned about threat to buildings ‘day before attacks’ –Intelligence agents were in Westgate a few hours before crowded shopping centre was struck by heavily armed terrorists 28 Sep 2013 Kenyan authorities had intelligence pointing to an attack in Nairobi a day before the Westgate mall attack. According to counter-terrorism documents, the government and military were warned that al-Shabaab was planning an attack on the capital where it would storm a building and hold hostages. There are also reports that Kenyan intelligence agents were at Westgate a few hours before the crowded shopping centre was struck by heavily armed terrorists last Saturday, in a four-day siege that left at least 67 people dead. “We cannot say that this attack comes as a surprise,” said Farah Maalim, former deputy speaker of the Kenyan National Assembly. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/28/kenya-authorities-warned-of-attack

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