Kenya announces plans to reopen Nairobi mall after attack

March 30, 2015 1:43 PM

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Kenya announces plans to reopen Nairobi mall after attack

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Westgate mall, the scene of a four-day siege in late 2013 that left dozens dead, will reopen to the public in July for the first time since the attack, officials said on Monday.

The announcement came after officials toured the Westgate site, once a symbol of Kenya's growing wealth and cosmopolitan flair, and later of the security threat posed by the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab.

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