Situation “Under Control” After Armed Gunmen Storm Luxury Resort Outside Mali Capital, Hostages Freed

BREAKING: UN mission official: Terror attack underway at resort area in Mali's capital; casualties, hostages reported.
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 18, 2017

Update: AFP reports that about 20 hostages seized in Bamako resort attack are freed, according to security minister
A luxury resort popular with Western expats outside Mali’s capital Bamako has been stormed by armed gunmen on Sunday, a spokesman at the Security Ministry said according to Reuters.
The attack took place at the Le Campement resort in Dougourakoro, to the east of the capital Bamako, and is said to still be going on. The rural resort offers luxury accommodation, a spa and three swimming pools, as well as running excursions and sports for guests.

This post was published at Zero Hedge on Jun 18, 2017.

 

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