The official representative of the UN mission in Mali (MINUSMA) Radhia the Ashuri said held hostage by four employee organizations, and among them the citizen of the Russian Federation and Ukraine, released, reports the Agency.
"MINUSMA is pleased to announce that four men serving under the contract, safe and sound. They were not found by the terrorists in the hotel, They were hiding", said Ashuri. According to his statement, among those released - two citizens of South Africa, one citizen of Russia and one Ukrainian.
unidentified on the last working day of the week attacked a hotel in the city of Sevare in the Central part of Mali. On the first day of the weekend-the Malian military has completed an operation to free the Motel from terrorists. It claimed that the scene found the bodies of 13 dead. On the first day weekend authorized by the government of Mali said that just a result of the attack on the hotel lost their lives twelve - five soldiers, three of them hostages, four suspected terrorists were liquidated.
first it was claimed that the capture of hostages in the hotel Mali was forcibly deprived of life one worker MINUSMA.
The Northern part of Mali controlled by the separatists. In the country by the decision of the UN security Council are the United Nations peacekeepers. From a mission over eleven thousand soldiers, including reservists, which can quickly be deployed in the country, and about 1, 5 thousand militiamen. In addition, in Mali it is a contingent of French troops.
The crisis in Mali was a result of the overthrow in 2011 of the regime of Muammar Gaddafi in Libya, when from this place on Malian territory was flooded with refugees from the Tuareg tribes. Occupying the North of Mali, They proclaimed an independent state of Azawad. Later Tuareg-controlled territories ousted the extremists.