Mali president says 21 dead in Bamako hotel attack
A Malian police officer stands guard in front of the Radisson hotel in Bamako, Mali, November 20, 2015. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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BAMAKO: Twenty-one people were killed on Friday in an attack on a hotel inMali’s capital by Islamist militants and seven people were wounded, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said on state television. The dead included two militants.

Keita declared a national state of emergency from midnight and three days of national mourning.

 

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