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3 Dead, 80 Freed. Jihadists are freeing hostages who recite verse of Quran

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At least three people are confirmed dead in an attack on Hotel Radission in Mali’s capital.

Image via seattletimes.com
Image via seattletimes.com

What the current situation is?

At least 170 hostages were believed to have been taken, though some 80 were freed as of now. The Jihadist also freed those hostages who recited the verse of Holy Quran. Few among them also managed to escape with the help of security forces.

Radisson Hotel in Mali Image via eveningtimes.co.uk
Radisson Hotel in Mali Image via eveningtimes.co.uk

10 gunmen stormed the hotel shouting “Allahu Akbar,” or “God is great,” in Arabic before firing on the guards. Police has sealed the area. Ambulances are rushing to the hotel as a military helicopter flying overhead. The U.N. mission also said that it was sending security reinforcements.