JIHADISTS ATTACK RESORT IN MALI'S CAPITAL, KILLING 2

BAMAKO, MALI AP -- JIHADISTS ATTACKED A HOTEL RESORT SUNDAY IN MALI'S CAPITAL, TAKING HOSTAGES AT A SPOT POPULAR WITH FOREIGNERS ON THE WEEKENDS.

A DEVASTATING ATTACK ON THE RADISSON BLU HOTEL IN BAMAKO LATER THAT YEAR LEFT 20 DEAD - SIX MALIANS AND 14 FOREIGNERS.

A devastating attack on the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako later that year left 20 dead - six Malians and 14 foreigners.
Sunday's violence came about a week after the U.S. State Department warned of possible attacks on Western diplomatic missions and other locations in Bamako that Westerners frequent.
That attack was jointly claimed by both the regional al-Qaida affiliate and a group known as Al Mourabitoun, which was founded by Moktar Belmoktar after he fell out with al-Qaida leaders.

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Jihadists attacked a hotel resort Sunday in Mali’s capital, taking hostages at a spot popular with foreigners on the weekends. More than 30 people managed to escape though at least two people were...

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