TWO DEAD IN JIHADIST ATTACK AT MALI TOURIST RESORT / by Alistair Galloway

Malian security forces intervened to release the hostages during a jihadist attack at Le Campement Kangaba, a luxury resort east of Bamako. Two individuals were reported dead; the first victim was reportedly Franco-Gabonese; the second victim was a Portuguese solider. The Malian security forces killed the four attackers and five related suspects are in custody; the forces also rescued the resort’s 32 guests.