Update: Death Toll Rises to 39 in Mass Shooting at Kenya Shopping Mall

(CNN) -- The death toll in a hostage standoff at a Nairobi mall has risen to at least 39 dead and 150 wounded, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a televised address Saturday.

(CNN) -- There are 31 people confirmed dead in Saturday's attack at a Nairobi shopping mall, the Kenya National Disaster Operation Centre tweeted. "Bodies in the lobby area and ground floor to be removed," the organization added.

(CNN) -- A person suspected as being part of Saturday's attack at a Kenyan shopping mall, who was shot and then detained by police, has died, Kenyan police tweeted.

(CNN) -- The militant group Al-Shabaab tweeted Saturday that "all Muslims inside #Westgate" -- referring to the Kenyan mall that was attacked -- "were escorted out by the Mujahideen before" the violence began.


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