On September 22, 2013, while the standoff between Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen operatives and Kenyan forces at Nairobi's Westgate mall was still in progress, an unofficial Twitter account claiming to be linked to the Al-Qaeda affiliated group released a list of the presumed attackers. The list includes six Americans, a Canadian, a Swede, a Finn and a British national as well as two Syrians, and a Dagestani.
It should be noted that the account, which was since suspended, did not claim to be Al-Shabab's official account, and that the names provided could represent disinformation tactics. Another account associated with Al-Shabab emphasized that the account was bogus.
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