Suspect in Mali restaurant attack killed during arrest attempt

March 13, 2015 9:31 AM

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BAMAKO (Reuters) - Malian authorities shot dead a man suspected of being involved in a restaurant attack in the capital Bamako last week that killed five people, an army captain and security sources said on Friday.

The suspect, who they said was in his early 20s, was spotted on a motorbike in the Magnambougou neighborhood. He attempted to fire on authorities as they approached, the sources said.

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