Mali president says 21 dead in Bamako hotel attack

November 21, 2015 01:48

BAMAKO - Twenty-one people were killed on Friday in an attack on a hotel in Mali's capital by Islamist militants and seven people were wounded, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said on state television. The dead included two militants.

Keita declared a national state of emergency from midnight and three days of national mourning.

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