In the capital of Mali captured the Radisson Blu, terrorists hold in the walls at 170 people. Among the hostages are the people of France and China, employees of firms with Turkish Airlines. It is likely that the number of captured travellers are residents of Russia. The special forces started storming the building.
Released at least 20 people. Social media arise 1st photo and videos from the place of capture of hostages in the heart of Bamako, capital of Mali. 10 armed terrorists burst into the hotel Radisson Blu with cries of "Allah Akbar!". They only hold 170 people - about 140 guests and 30 hotel workers.
According to the latest data, during the attack of terrorists killed 3 people. Among them, two citizens of Mali and 1 Frenchman, reports CNN. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Turkey announced that the hotel abides 6 lords of the middle Eastern powers, reports RIA Novosti. Approximately, they are considered employees of the company Turkish Airlines. Also among the hostages are natives of France and China. The information that the hotel can remain citizens of Russia approved in the Russian Embassy in Bamako.
Earlier there were news that the hotel is the most wealthy man in Africa Aliko Dangote. In his Twitter he confirmed this information. "The rumors that I'm being held hostage, false. I was in Mali yesterday. Thank you for your concern. My prayers are with those affected," wrote Dangote.
After the capture of it managed to evacuate about 20 people. As written Days.Roux, the militants had released themselves from those who can quote a passage from the Koran. The special forces started storming the building.
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