Suspected Islamists kill six, take hostages in Mali hotel




 
--
Suspected Islamists kill six, take hostages in Mali hotel
 
August 8th, 2015  
News Manager
 

Topic: Suspected Islamists kill six, take hostages in Mali hotel


Suspected Islamists kill six, take hostages in Mali hotel
By Adama Diarra and Emma Farge BAMAKO (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants attacked a hotel in central Mali used by U.N. staff, killing at least six people, taking others hostage and holding off troops encircling the building on Friday, residents and military sources said. A Russian and a Ukrainian were among those being held inside the Byblos Hotel, officials from their countries said. There were up to eight other captives and South African and French citizens had also been staying there, government officials said.




More...
 


Similar Topics
Belgian police kill two in raid on suspected Islamists
Belgian police kill two in raid on suspected Islamists
Suspected Islamists kill 12 in Paris attack on satirical weekly
Suspected Islamists kill 85 in northeast Nigeria
Sahara Islamists take hostages, spreading Mali war