AT LEAST TWO DEAD IN TER­ROR AT­TACK ON MALI RE­SORT

Calgary Herald - - WORLD -

Sus­pected ji­hadists at­tacked a ho­tel re­sort Sun­day in Mali’s cap­i­tal, tak­ing hostages at a spot pop­u­lar with for­eign­ers on the week­ends. At least two peo­ple were killed as the as­sault con­tin­ued into the evening, au­thor­i­ties said. Gun­fire first rang out at the Cam­pe­ment Kangaba on the out­skirts of Ba­mako in the late af­ter­noon, ac­cord­ing to a se­cu­rity of­fi­cial. Malian sol­diers later suc­ceeded in en­ter­ing the re­sort area, said Com­man­dant Modibo Traore of the Malian spe­cial forces in the for­mer French colony.

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