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Kenya attack: Abdul Haji on Westgate mall rescue

27 September 2013 Last updated at 17:40 BST

A man has told the BBC how he engaged some of the Nairobi mall attackers in combat after receiving a text from his brother who was trapped inside.

Abdul Haji rushed to the Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi on Saturday, determined to help his brother and anyone else he could find.

He describes one incident where he rescued two women and three children after persuading them to run to safety.

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