Gunfire, explosions, hostage situation as jihadists attack luxury Radisson hotel in Mali


Malian troops take position outside the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako on November 20, 2015 © Sebastien Rieussec / AFP

A 190-room luxury Radisson hotel in Bamako, Mali, West Africa, is under attack from jihadists. Shooting and blasts are heard, and a hostage situation is under way, a security source tells AFP.

RTL France is quoting Carlson Rezidor Group, the company owning the hotel, as saying that two people are holding 140 visitors and 30 hotel employees hostage. 

Full report at RT NEWS

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