Kenya mall seige: At least 3 Britons killed, says UK government

Policemen search a man for weapons as he walked out of Westgate Shopping Centre in Nairobi September 21, 2013. Three Britons have been confirmed killed in an armed attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi and the number is likely to rise, Britain's Forei
Policemen search a man for weapons as he walked out of Westgate Shopping Centre in Nairobi September 21, 2013. Three Britons have been confirmed killed in an armed attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi and the number is likely to rise, Britain's Foreign Office said on Sunday, Sept 22, 2013. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters) - Three Britons have been confirmed killed in an armed attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi and the number is likely to rise, Britain's Foreign Office said on Sunday.

Foreign Secretary William Hague chaired a meeting of the government's crisis committee in London to discuss the incident in the Kenyan capital, his department said in a statement.