posted on Nov, 20 2015 @ 05:54 AM
Another terrorist event with 170 hostages taken.. lives feeds are popping up everywhere, and this was originally tweeted through Agence France Presse
about an hour ago.. Mali was a former colony of France so this may very well be another attempt against French citizens.. Spanish military have 139
Here is some information from the reuters article:
'Islamist gunmen stormed a luxury hotel packed with foreigners in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, taking 170 hostages in a former French colony that
has been battling rebels allied with al Qaeda for several years.
A senior security source said some of the hostages had been freed after being made to recite verses from the Koran
. The French newspaper Le
Monde quoted the Malian security ministry as saying at least three hostages had been killed."
30 employees, and 130 rooms at the luxury Radisson Hotel in Bamako, Mali.
edit on 20-11-2015 by tony9802 because: (no reason given)