At least 22 dead as gunmen seize more than 100 at Mali hotel




 
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At least 22 dead as gunmen seize more than 100 at Mali hotel
 
November 20th, 2015  
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At least 22 dead as gunmen seize more than 100 at Mali hotel
Suspected Islamist gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Mali's capital Friday, firing automatic weapons and seizing more than 100 guests and staff in a hostage-taking that has left at least 22 people dead. Special forces carried out a dramatic floor-by-floor rescue at the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, according to local television and security sources, eventually ending the siege about nine hours after it had begun. Malian television broadcast chaotic scenes from inside the hotel as police and other security personnel ushered bewildered and terrified guests along corridors and across the main lobby.

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