Kenya

Kenyan Soldiers Jailed for Looting Mall During Terrorist Attack

Two jailed; a third under investigation

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Two Kenyan soldiers have been sacked and jailed for looting during last month's attack on the Westgate shopping centre, the army chief has said.

Julius Karangi told reporters that a third soldier was under investigation.

However, he denied there had been "widespread looting" and said there had been an attempt by the media to paint the soldiers as "unprofessional".

Somali Islamist group al-Shabab says it was behind the attack, which killed 67 people over four days.