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Photos: Westgate Mall before the horror

Published 5:15 PM ET, Tue September 24, 2013
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Escalators lead to a cinema complex inside the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 3, 2013. A military standoff with terrorists at the mall left started on Saturday, September 21, and left at least 61 civilians and six security officers dead. Look back at images of the 350,000-square-foot, five-story shopping complex before the attack: Trevor Snapp/Bloomberg/Getty Images
A customer browses men's clothing on display at the Nakumatt department store. Trevor Snapp/Bloomberg/Getty Images
An employee, right, assists a customer selecting sports shoes at a Nike retail outlet inside the mall. Trevor Snapp/Bloomberg/Getty Imags
A customer shops at the Nakumatt department store. Trevor Snapp/Bloomberg/Getty
An employee pushes a shopping cart filled with gift-wrapped products inside the mall. Trevor Snapp/Bloomberg/Getty Images
Customers inspect flat-screen televisions for sale. Trevor Snapp/Bloomberg/Getty Images
Shoppers browse goods for sale in the toiletries section of Nakumatt. Trevor Snapp/Bloomberg/Getty Images