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Kenya mall attackers 'must be held accountable'

Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon (left) and Turkish deputy prime minister Bekir Bozdag at the presidential palace in Mogadishu, on February 23, 2013. Farah Shirdon on Tuesday said those behind Nairobi's ongoing mall siege, which has left at least 65 dead and has been claimed by Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants, must be brought to justice.

Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon (left) and Turkish deputy prime minister Bekir Bozdag at the presidential palace in Mogadishu, on February 23, 2013. Farah Shirdon on Tuesday said those behind Nairobi's ongoing mall siege, which has left at least 65 dead and has been claimed by Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants, must be brought to justice.  (AFP)

Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon on Tuesday said those behind Nairobi's ongoing mall siege, which has left at least 65 dead and has been claimed by Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants, must be brought to justice.

"Those responsible must be held accountable," the premier said during a UN human rights meeting in Geneva. "This tragedy has brought our countries closer."

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