Perpetrators attack resort Mali killed

Perpetrators attack resort Mali killed

The five terrorists on Sunday, a hotel and resort on the outskirts of the Malian capital city of Bamako, attacked, killed.

That have the authorities in Mali on Monday confirmed. The jihadists had accomplices one of whom has been arrested, according to a Malian minister.

The attack is not yet claimed. At the end of 2015 demanded the North African branch of al-Qaeda and another extremist group, the responsibility for an attack on a hotel in Bamako which twenty people were killed.


The five extremists attacked on Sunday in the village, and killed two guests, a Frenchman, and said to be an Angolan. Eyewitnesses reported that the attackers white, the guests wanted to kill. In the place were at the time of the attack happen Malian soldiers present that alarm beat and the terrorists fought. There were 36 guests be saved, among whom were six of the Dutch.


Emergency tear out for attack on resort in Mali


There were more than ten wounded. It was, according to local media is a blessing in disguise that the military personnel quickly came into action and succeeded, the terrorists keep away. The resort consists of scattered holiday homes and attractions, and would be for the terrorists a good place for hostage-taking or murder.

The impoverished sahel country Mali ceased virtually to exist in 2012. A new rebellion of Tuareg and a military coup were followed by a rapid rise of groups jihadists. When the land under your feet, threatening to walk, and reached France at the beginning of 2013 military. That action was later that year converted into a UN mission (Minusma).

UN mission

Since april 2014 the Netherlands with hundreds of soldiers involved in the mission. There are now approximately 290 soldiers in Mali. Minister bert Koenders (Foreign Affairs) responded shocked at the attack in Bamako. He was in 2013 and 2014, the leader of the UN mission in Mali.

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