This is just plain and simple murder of unarmed civilians. It’s not a war. These militants went into the mall and executed people: women and children, anyone who got in their path. That’s not typical of war.New York Times staff photographer Tyler Hicks • Describing the scene inside the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday. Hicks, who was nearby the scene when violence broke out, spent hours inside the mall with police, and saw a number of the fatalities in the process. Hicks, a full-time Nairobi resident, just got married two weeks ago and was picking up some photographs given to him as wedding gifts when he saw people running from the mall.