Anita Datar is the only known American killed in Mali. She was there to help

November 21, 2015 6:25 AM

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When she was in her early 20s, Anita Datar spent two years in Africa, serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal.

She was on the continent again, this time in Mali, on Friday, when gunmen seized a luxury hotel and killed at least 20 people. Datar, a 41-year-old international development worker from Takoma Park, Md., is the only American known to have died in the attack. The U.S. ambassador to Mali called her fa...

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