Attack Reported on Mali Hotel Used by European Union Military

March 21, 2016 10:51 PM

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Unidentified assailants attacked a hotel on Monday that is used by European Union military officials in Bamako, the capital of Mali, an African nation that has struggled with recurrent instability and assaults by Islamist militants.

The European Union’s military mission in Mali said in a Twitter post that its headquarters there had been attacked but that no casualties among its personnel had been reported and that it was “securing the area.” The mission is housed in the Nord-Sud hotel, in a section of Bamako frequented by forei...

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