The authorities in Mali have confirmed the Russian Embassy that among the hostages captured by militants in the city of Sevare is a citizen of Russia, said Last news in the Embassy.
"We said that the Russian citizen still have the hostages," he said.
according to him, the story is about an employee of airline " UTair ", which is working with the UN mission.
"There Employees of airline "UTair" is located in the city of Sevare. It is the employee " UTair ", all I can say, " - he added.
The source familiar with the situation that the hostages are employees of airline "UTair" no.
According to policy, the confrontation in the hotel is still ongoing.
"As far as We know, There are some terrorists that keep this hotel. Specifically whether they are holding hostage or hiding There - I cannot say. Information as such no one, " added the head of the Department.
unidentified on the last working day of the week attacked a hotel in the city of Sevare in the Central part of Mali. According to the summary data, the victims of the attack were five people, two terrorists eliminated. The attackers managed to capture hostages. According to the Agency, the attack was committed at the hotel Byblos. Media outlets reported on the abduction of three Russian pilots During the attack on the hotel, but the Embassy Is challenged. While Employees of the Embassy notice that coming from local authorities conflicting information.
at the same time a press-the Secretary the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Marian Betz stated that among the hostages of terrorists - 3 citizen of the Republic of South Africa, a French citizen and a citizen of Ukraine.