Gunmen hold hostages in Mali hotel attack

Bamako, Nov 20 (IANS) A hostage situation developed as gunmen attacked a hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako on Friday, the media reported.

Two people have “locked in” 140 guests and 30 employees at the Radisson Hotel, the company said.

A Chinese guest surnamed Chen told Xinhua via a mobile app that he was among a number of Chinese guests trapped in the hotel.

There was no reports of casualties so far.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here