Mali hotel attack: Hunt for three suspects
Nov 21, 2015-
Malian security forces are hunting three suspects connected to the attack on a hotel in the capital, Bamako, on Friday, in which 19 people were killed.
Two militants were also killed, after special forces stormed the hotel.
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has declared a state of emergency and three days of national mourning.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and its affiliate, al-Murabitoun, said they carried out the attack.
Gunmen entered the upscale Radisson Blu hotel on Friday morning, shooting as their vehicle broke through a security barrier, one eyewitness said.
More than 130 hotel guests and staff were later freed when Malian special forces, French special forces and off-duty US servicemen stormed the hotel to break the siege.
Published: 21-11-2015 16:57