Mall massacre terrorists 'rented out a shop inside the complex for three months and smuggled in weapons before the attack'
The Somali terrorists took to Twitter to announce death toll claims
Wrote '137 hostages who were being held by the mujahedeen' had died
They claimed the hostages had died after Kenyan government forces used chemical agents inside the mall before demolishing it
Al Shabaab also claimed foreigners were a 'legitimate target'
Forensic investigation begins in the mall with the help of Britain and the U.S.
Possibility gunmen still hiding in the mall after three shots were heard
Explosives experts using robots to clear the centre of possible booby traps
By Harriet Arkell
PUBLISHED: 04:16 EST, 25 September 2013 | UPDATED: 11:09 EST, 25 September 2013
The Islamic militants who stormed the Kenyan mall rented a shop inside the complex apparently to store a cache of guns and explosives before the attack, it was claimed today.
The Kenyan Interior Ministry said the terror group may have had control of the store for three months leading up to the siege which has left as many as 72 shoppers dead.
Law enforcement officials believe the arsenal of weapons used in the atrocity were smuggled in, which suggests they may have been kept inside the shop during that time.
The claims were made as Kenya began a forensic investigation inside the mall with the help of British counterparts to establish the identities of the victims and terrorists.
There is a possibility that UK nationals may be found in both groups.
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