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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Multiple large blasts have rocked Kenya's Westgate Mall where a hostage siege is in its third day.

Associated Press reporters on the scene today heard multiple blasts and a barrage of gunfire. Black and grey smoke rose up from the mall.

Security forces have been attempting to rescue an unknown number of hostages inside the mall held by al-Qaida-linked terrorists.

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