Kenyan Muslims pray for victims of mall attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – The Asian Muslim community in Nairobi, Kenya, is expressing solidarity with relatives of the 67 people killed by Islamic militants in last week’s attack on an upscale shopping mall.

On Sunday, hundreds of Asian Muslims formed a human chain outside the Westgate shopping mall to hold hands, pray and hold a minute of silence. After the ceremony, participants left candles and flowers to honor the victims of the deadly attack.

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A woman who had been hiding during the gunbattle runs for cover after armed police, seen behind, enter the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Jonathan Kalan, AP

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