Gunmen attack luxury hotel in Mali capital, may have taken hostages

November 20, 2015 9:09 AM

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BAMAKO Gunmen attacked a luxury hotel frequented by foreigners in Mali's capital Bamako early on Friday and are believed to be holding hostages, a senior source with the security forces and witnesses said.

The raid targeted the Radisson Blu hotel, located just west of the city center in a neighborhood that is home to government ministries and diplomats, they said.

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