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The terrorists timed the attack to target as many people as possible. It started around noon on Saturday when the mall was packed with shoppers. Nick Handler, an American working for an NGO in Kenya, was right outside the mall with his young daughter. His pregnant wife was inside shopping as the shooting started. He spoke to Anderson about taking cover inside a storage room.
New York Times photojournalist Tyler Hicks has made a career of traveling to some of the world’s most brutal war zones. On Saturday, war came to him. He shares unbelievable photos from inside the Westgate Mall, and describes what it was like to be inside with police who did not know where the gunmen were hiding.
There are reports Americans are among the gunmen who attacked Nairobi’s Westgate Mall. The group al-Shabaab is claiming responsibility for the massacre. What does this mean for the safety of soft targets like malls here in the U.S.? Anderson discussed all of this with former extemist and author Maajid Nawaz and former CIA officer Bob Baer.