Gunmen take 170 hostage in hotel in Mali's capital

By REUTERS
November 20, 2015 11:47

 
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LONDON - Two attackers have taken 170 people hostage in a luxury hotel in the Malian capital Bamako on Friday, the group that runs the hotel said.

"The Rezidor hotel group, which manages the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, understands that a hostage-taking is under way at the site today," the group said in a statement quoted by the BBC.

"According to our information, two people are holding 140 clients and 30 employees".

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