Currency converter
All news
News Search Topics
Use filter
You can filter your feed,
by choosing only interesting

Russian national among hostages taken by gunmen in Mali’s Sevare — Russian embassy

August 07, 2015, 21:31 UTC+3 RABAT

It is an employee of the air company UTair

1 pages in this article
© AP Photo/Jerome Delay

RABAT, August 7. /TASS/. A Russian national is among people taken hostage by gunmen in a hotel in Mali’s Sevare, a spokesman for the Russian embassy in Bamako told TASS on Friday.

"One Russian citizen is among the hostages," the spokesman said. "It is an employee of the air company UTair. The Russian embassy is closely watching the situation."

The embassy eartlier dismissed reports of Russian pilots having been kidnapped by militants during an attack against a hotel. 

"These reports have nothing to do with the reality," the embassy said. "We have no idea where such information might have come from."


Show more
In other media
Partner News