Kenya mall terrorists include British woman, foreign minister says, may be notorious ‘white widow’
A shy teenager who converted to Islam and then became notorious as the widow of a London subway bomber is back on the front pages as the mysterious “white widow” sought by Kenyan police.
Pictures of Samantha Lewthwaite, 29, are appearing on the front of newspapers in Britain and Kenya with the question: “Is this the terrorist mastermind?”
The British Foreign Office and spy agencies have said they cannot rule out the possibility that Ms. Lewthwaite, who was married to suicide bomber Germaine Lindsay, was involved in the Al-Shabab terrorist attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi.
A senior Whitehall source said it was “likely” a woman of non-African, and possibly Caucasian, descent will prove to have been among the killers.
However, the al-Shabaab terror group said they “categorically” denied that any women were among the militants involved in the attack on the mall.
Amina Mohamed, the Kenyan…
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