The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that among those killed during an attack on a hotel in Mali there are Russian citizens. “Twentieth November, immediately after receiving the information about the terrorist attack in Mali, the Russian Embassy was connected to this situation. On the morning of November 21, we can confirm that among the victims are Russian citizens “, – quotes” RIA Novosti “Ms. Zakharov. She added that “after be to obtain reliable information about the number and names, the Foreign Ministry will make the appropriate statement».
Earlier it was reported that as a result of militant attacks on a hotel killing Three Chinese citizens. According to representatives of the Chinese Embassy in Mali, four other Chinese who were taken hostage were released. Among those killed in the attack on the hotel has an American citizen, said the US State Department.
Recall President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said that the attack on the Radisson in the center of the capital of Mali, killing 21 people, seven people were injured, two militants eliminated. In connection with the terrorist attack on a hotel in the capital Bamako government of Mali announced a state of emergency.
Details of the terrorist attack in the capital of Mali, see the article “b” “In Radisson Hotel in the capital of Mali hostage are more than 120 people ».