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Kenya says all gunmen killed in hotel attack; 14 victims

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NAIROBI – Kenya’s security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex took 14 “innocent lives,” the country’s president said Wednesday.

“All the terrorists have been eliminated,” President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a televised address announcing an end to the overnight operation to secure the complex in the capital, Nairobi.

Al-Shabab — the extremist group allied to al-Qaeda and based in neighboring Somalia — claimed responsibility for the carnage at the DusitD2 hotel complex, which includes bars, restaurants, offices and banks and is in Nairobi’s well-to-do Westlands neighborhood with many foreign expatriates.

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