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Gunmen attack Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako

20th November, 2015

We begin with news breaking from the capital of Mali Bamako. Senior security sources have said at least 10 gunmen have have attacked the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako. The gunmen, described by radisson blu staff as jihadists, are belived to be holding hostage at least 190 guests and 30 hotel staff. The luxury hotel is frequented by foreigners. The radisson blu hotel is located just west of the city centre in a neighbourhood that is home to government ministries and diplomats.