Mali attack: At least 18 dead as security forces end hostage situation in Radisson hotel

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Bamako (Mali), Nov 20: At least 18 people were killed on Friday after Malian special forces put an end to a hostage situation in a luxury hotel in capital Bamako. [Mali terror attack: Chinese hostage shares video of seized Radisson Blue hotel]

There were no more hostages held at Radisson Blu hotel, said security minister Salif Traore, hours after gunmen stormed the hotel and held 170 people hostage.

Mali: Hostage situation ends; 18 dead

[Mali terror attack: Gunmen seize hostages at Radisson hotel in Bamako; 3 confirmed dead]

Security sources said two attackers had been killed, but it remained unknown if the attackers were among the 18.


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