Mali Resort attack in the capital city Bamako has left many shocked and panicked. Unknown gunmen have attacked the resort majorly populated with the Western expatriates in the city. According to the Reuters, another resort Le Campement in the city Dougourakoro is also under attack. The gunshots are still going on reported Reuters.
As per the latest update from Channel News Asia, 2 people have been killed in the Mali Attack, said the Government sources.
The Attack came week after the US Embassy released a statement issuing warning of possible terror attack. The country in West Africa has seen increased insurgency of Islamic terrorists. In 2016, at least 20 members were killed including 14 members of foreign nationals.
The images from the Twitter have shown that there are smokes and that can be an indication of terrible attack. However, there is no report on the causality or the type of the attack so far.
Here are the images that have come so far.
The Government has confirmed that the attack is going on and the security forces are on the defence line. However, no report on the causality so far is available. Malian troops are backing the resort. The Islamic fighters have attacked the resort, confirmed the authorities. Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has claimed for the siege. French troops posted in Mali is also defending the attack.
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