Unconfirmed report: Special Israeli forces enter Nairobi mall

Israeli forces entered a mall in Nairobi where terrorists affiliated with al-Qaeda are holed up with hostages, security officials said. (AFP)

Israel was the first to condemn the attack and pledge support on Sunday, through President Shimon PeresKenya has been a close ally of Israel for many years, and the possibility of an Israeli assault team being involved has been speculated over for a while now.

Update: Israeli special forces are at the scene and are working with their Kenyan counterparts in the hostage crisis, Kenyan government sources tell CNN.



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