Kenya charges 4 Somalis over Westgate Mall attack

Surveillance footage of the terrorist attack at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

NAIROBI, Kenya Authorities in Kenya have charged four Somali nationals with offensives related to September's terrorist attack on Westgate Mall that killed 67 people.

A court ordered the four men - Mohamed Ahmed Abdi, Liban Abdulla Omar, Hussein Hassan Mustafah, and Aden Abdikadir Ibrahim - imprisoned until a court hearing next week.

Among the charges were harboring a fugitive and illegally registering as a Kenyan.

Authorities have detained dozens of people in the wake of the four-day mall siege, but had not said any suspects were directly related to the attack. It's unclear how many arrests have been made.

The Somali militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack and said it was in retaliation for Kenyan troops' deployment in southern Somalia.