Mali tourist resort ‘under attack’

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Mali tourist resort ‘under attack’
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A tourist resort in Mali popular with Westerners is under attack by gunmen, a spokesman at the security ministry has told Reuters.

Nearby residents reported hearing shots fired at the luxury destination.

The spokesman said the attack was ongoing at Le Campement resort in Dougourakoro, to the east of the capital Bamako.

Malian troops and soldiers from France’s Bakhane counter-terrorist force are at the site.

There was no information immediately available on casualties.

“Security forces are in place. Campement Kangaba is blocked off and an operation is under...


Mali tourist resort ‘under attack’


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