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Norwegian gunman named in the Westgate Shopping mall attack


Norwegian named in Kenya Mall attack
Nairobi, Oct 19: According to reports, a Norwegian citizen of Somali origin has been suspected to be one of the attackers, who carried out the terror attack in the Westgate shopping mall on Sept 21.

The Norwegian has been identified as Hassan Abdi Dhuhlow, who is suspected of helping the group to carry out and plan the attack. Banned terror outfit Al-Shabab later on claimed responsibility for the attack.

Dhuhulow was always tense and extreme, would get into fights: Neighbour

Dhuhulow is said to have born in Somalia and his family moved to Norway as refugees in 1999. According to a report carried out in the BBC, a neighbor of Dhuhulow said that he was pretty extreme in nature. "He would get into trouble, fights, his father was worried," said the neighbor.

Earlier this week two bodies were recovered from the mall and are most likely to be that of the attackers, officials said.

The attack, one of the most deadliest ones Nairobi ever witnessed, left 67 dead and many injured and went on for four days.

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