Gunmen attack luxury hotel in Mali, hold 170 hostages, 80 freed

Gunmen attack luxury hotel in Mali, hold 170 hostages, 80 freed

Submitted by Subeditor on Fri, 2015-11-20 16:25 Bamako, Nov. 20 : A Radisson hotel in Mali's capital Bamako has come under attack by gunmen who have held 170 hostages, according to a senior source with the security forces and witnesses.The recent media reports say 80 among them has been freed. The security source said that there was gunfire early in the morning, adding that it was an attempt to take hostages. The police have arrived at the scene and the area has been sealed off, Reuters reports. (ANI)