Nairobi mall terror attack: First British victim named as gunfire heard at siege scene


Four Britons are now confirmed to have died after armed terrorists stormed a shopping mall in Nairobi, the Foreign Office said.

One of the British citizens killed in the attack the by al-Qaeda linked terrorists has been named as Ross Langdon.

Mr Langdon, an architect who had dual Australian nationality, reportedly died alongside his girlfriend who was said to be heavily pregnant, Australian media have said.

A spokesman for the Foreign Office confirmed that one of the British people killed in the outrage held dual nationality with the country.

Gunfire was heard this morning at the mall as the terrorists continue to hold hostages.

It was reported around 15 minutes of firing was heard at daybreak local time and the Kenyan military said a major assault was underway.

Between ten and 15 attackers, thought to be militants from the Somali al-Shabaab movement, are still inside the Westgate shopping centre.

The Kenyan military…

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