Two killed after suspected jihadists attack tourist resort in Mali

Two killed after suspected jihadists attack tourist resort in Mali

At least two people have been killed after suspected jihadists attacked a popular tourist resort on the outskirts of Mali's capital.

The interior ministry said that one of the victims was a dual French-Gabonese citizen but the identity of the other person killed was not immediately known.

One of the extremists was wounded but managed to escape. A Malian military spokesman had said there were believed to be several people inside the Campement Kangaba near Bamako.

Malian government officials said about 30 people managed to escape.

More in this Section

British tourist, 50, shot dead in robbery outside Buenos Aires hotelBritish tourist, 50, shot dead in robbery outside Buenos Aires hotel

Violence flares in New Delhi over Indian citizenship lawViolence flares in New Delhi over Indian citizenship law

Greta Thunberg stuck on floor of crowded German train after climate summitGreta Thunberg stuck on floor of crowded German train after climate summit

Gove seeks to quash calls for Scottish independence vote amid Sturgeon warningsGove seeks to quash calls for Scottish independence vote amid Sturgeon warnings


Lifestyle

We hear a lot about the geese, ducks and swans that arrive here from colder climes for the winter, but much less about smaller birds that come here to escape harsher conditions in northern Europe.Keep an eye out for redwings this winter

More From The Irish Examiner