Death toll rises after terrorists attack a symbol of commerce in Kenya

Kenyan soldiers take cover after heavy gunfire near Westgate mall in Nairobi on September 23, 2013. 

A siege on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya is now entering its third day. Dozens are dead and many more are wounded as government forces remain in a standoff with gunmen stationed inside with hostages. 

Neelam Verjee, global business reporter based in Nairobi, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Mark Garrison to discuss the latest details on the standoff and the long-term impact these events will have for the Kenyan people. 

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Mark Garrison is a reporter and substitute host for Marketplace, based in New York.

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