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Terrorists attack UN hotel in central Mali

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By Euronews
Terrorists attack UN hotel in central Mali

<p>At least seven people are now believed dead following a terrorist attack on a hotel in central Mali frequented by UN workers. Three Russian pilots have reportedly been kidnapped.</p> <p>The hotel is in Sévaré near the city of Mopti. It is unknown how many attackers have entered the building, which Malian security forces are currently attempting to recapture.</p> <p>It is thought Ukrainian, South African and French nationals are inside. A column of smoke was reported to be rising from the hotel, along with sporadic gunfire.</p>