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Mali: Gunmen attack hotel in Bandiagara March 28

Unidentified gunmen attack hotel in Bandiagara (Mopti region) on March 28; at least one guard dead and two hotel staff injured

28 Mar 11:41 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 3/28/2018, 12:00 AM until 3/28/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Timbuktu). COUNTRY/REGION Bandiagara, Mopti region

Event

Unidentified gunmen attacked Hôtel de la Falaise in Bandiagara (Mopti region) at approximately 21:30 (local time) on Wednesday, March 28. A hotel guard died in the attack and two hotel staff were injured. No group has yet claimed the attack.

Context

Hôtel de la Falaise frequently hosts humanitarian workers and United Nations staff in the area.

Advice

The security environment in Mali remains complex, particularly in the north and central regions. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

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