One year ago al Qaeda-linked militants attacked Kenya's Westgate Mall. During the two-day rampage they killed 71 people and injured hundreds of others. There were more than 100 security cameras rolling. Director Dan Reed used that video to retell the frightening story of the attack in his new documentary "Terror at the Mall." He told Anderson this was the most videoed attack in history.
Watch a clip of "Terror at the Mall" below.
A drastically different picture of the Kenya mall shooting is now coming into focus. Authorities initially reported there were some 15 attackers. Now a new report by the NYPD contradicts nearly everything the Kenyan authorities said about the massacre. Susan Candiotti has the latest.
26-year-old American Elaine Dang is lucky to be alive. She was judging a children's cooking competition when al-Shabaab militants stormed Nairobi's Westgate Mall. 67 people died during the four day siege. Dang was wounded, but managed to escape. Anderson spoke with Elaine, her mother Leeanne and her sister Mary.
Elaine Dang is lucky to be alive today.
She was injured in the Nairobi Mall attack, and shared her story of survival with Anderson.
Elaine does not have health insurance in the U.S.
The remaining funds will go to the Kenya Red Cross.
There are conflicting reports on what's going on inside Nairobi's Westgate Mall. Kenya's president says the terrorists have been defeated. But there are also reports three floors of the mall collapsed, trapping bodies underneath. CNN's Nima Elbagir has the latest from Nairobi.
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.
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.
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.
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