Two dead in attack on Mali tourist resort, hostages freed

Two dead in attack on Mali tourist resort, hostages freed

Special force troops freed around 20 hostages seized by the gunmen, the country’s security minister said

Bamako: Two people were killed in a terror attack on a tourist resort outside the Malian capital on Sunday, while special forces troops freed about 20 hostages seized by the gunmen, the country’s security minister said.

“It is a jihadist attack. Malian special forces intervened and about 20 hostages have been released,” Salif Traore told AFP. “Unfortunately for the moment there are two dead, including a Franco-Gabonese.”