A group of militants attacked on Monday, March 21, at the hotel in Bamako (capital of Mali), where is located the mission of the military advisers of the European Union, transfers Reuters referring to the representative of the Ministry of defence and the witness of the attack.
According to an eyewitness, the attack was subjected to the hotel Nord-Sud, which is the basis of the EU training of Malian army. “The attackers tried to break through the entrance, and the guards in front of the entrance opened fire. One assailant was killed. The fire lasted a few minutes, said an eyewitness.
A spokesman for the Ministry of defence of Mali confirmed the information about the shooting at the hotel. He gave no information about victims or victims of the attack.
So far no one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
20 November 2015 a group of terrorists attacked the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako. Hostages of the militants was 170 people. Responsibility for the attack claimed close to “al-Qaeda” group “al-Murabitun”. Malian authorities have reported the deaths of 19 people. Among the victims of the attack were Russian. Russian airline “Volga-Dnepr” has published the names of six victims of the company’s employees.