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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) A Kenyan court on Wednesday (December 4) denied a plea for bail by four Somali men charged with terrorist offenses for helping al Qaeda-linked militants carry out an attack on a Nairobi shopping mall that killed at least 67 people. The assault was claimed by the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, which said it acted because of Kenya's refusal to withdraw its troops from Somalia where they are part of a African peacekeeping force battling the militants. In denying the application for bail, Nairobi's Chief Magistrate Kiarie Waweru Kiarie said the suspects might interfere with the ongoing investigation that was underway. "In my opinion there are compelling reasons withhold issuing all that is favorable to the accused persons as far as bond is concerned," he said.