Gunmen attack hotel in central Mali, one dead

Reuters News
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Posted: Aug 07, 2015 7:08 AM

BAMAKO (Reuters) - At least one person was killed in an attack early on Friday by unidentified gunmen on a hotel in central Mali frequented by personnel from the country's United Nations peacekeeping mission, a witness and a military spokesman said.

The raid targeted a hotel on the road to the airport in the town of Sevare. The body of one victim was visible in front of the building, the two sources said.

(Reporting by Adama Diarra and Tiemoko Diallo; Writing by Joe Bavier; Editing by Ed Cropley)