A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) armoured military vehicle drives from the Westgate shopping centre Monday after an exchange of gunfire inside the mall in Nairobi. Thick smoke poured from the besieged Nairobi mall where Kenyan officials said their forces were closing in on Islamists holding hostages on Monday, three days after a raid by Somalia's al Shabaab killed at least 62 people. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
Kenya says killed two militants in Monday operations
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's interior minister said gunmen holed up inside a Nairobi shopping mall had caused a plume of smoke by setting mattresses alight in a supermarket as a decoy, and said two of the "terrorists" had been killed on Monday.
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