Mali resort hit by terror attack, at least 2 people killed

Just in case the country doesn’t ring a bell. Remember hearing stories of “Timbuktoo”? Well, Mali is the African country that city is in. And this item about Africa is posted for not other reason than well, just – because.

Suspected jihadists in the West African country of Mali attacked a luxury resort popular with foreigners on the outskirts of the country’s capital Sunday, killing at least two people.

The assault continued into the evening and there were believed to be hostages in the luxury Campement de Kangaba resort area near Bamako Sunday.