Ruthless and nonchalant, they randomly gunned down shoppers at the upscale mall in the Kenyan capital.
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At one point, they took turns to pray, removing shoes to perform the ritual washing in a room stacked with boxes. They bowed down in Islamic prayer, taking a break from incessant gunfire.
Chilling footage from mall
Closed-circuit television footage obtained by CNN provides the chilling new details of what happened during the terror attack in Nairobi last month.
In part, it shows two people with guns casually walking and shooting their way through a supermarket in the mall. During the hours of video, they are seen talking on the phone, praying and shooting toward anything that moved.
A man whimpering in a pool of blood on the floor crawled to get away. A gunman returned and shot him, again.
In between the gunfire, the attackers scanned ceilings for surveillance cameras. Nearby, shoppers hid behind cash registers while some ran for their lives. Others, too terrified to move, cowered on bloody floors.
The footage was taken on September 21, day one of the four-day siege. Though the video has no sound, the terror on the faces of the victims is loud and clear.
In addition to the two attackers in the supermarket, the footage shows two more making their way through the parking lot. They opened fire. Shoppers slithered under cars. Others tumbled to the ground, felled by bullets.
The attack left at least 67 people dead, many more injured and dozens unaccounted for.
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