Hotel siege in Mali over

UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) deploys medical needs following the terrorist attack on a hotel in the country's capital, Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Mikado FM

A deadly hostage situation at a hotel in Mali which has reportedly led to the deaths of more than 25 people, is over, the UN has confirmed.

Armed terrorists had entered the Radisson Blu hotel in the capital Bamako, early on Friday morning, taking more than 150 hostages.

The hotel is popular with foreign business people, and airline crews.

The UN mission in Mali, MINUSMA, supported the rescue operation providing security personnel and deploying medical resources.

Jerome Longué has been speaking to Olivier Salgado, a spokesperson for MINUSMA.

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