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Mali attack: Terrorists shouting 'Allahu Akbar' kill 2; 4 assailants killed

Security forces battled the gunmen at the site, with nearby residents reporting hearing shots

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French soldiers stand around a United Nations vehicle following an attack where gunmen stormed Le Campement Kangaba in Dougourakoro, to the east of the capital Bamako. Photo: Reuters

Four assailants have been killed by security forces in Mali after an attack, which left at least two people dead, on a tourist resort popular with foreigners close to the capital Bamako, the country's security minister said.  "We have recovered the bodies of two attackers who were killed," Security Minister Salif Traore told journalists, adding that they were "searching for the bodies of two others", without specifying if any more were on the run. Suspected jihadists crying "Allahu Akbar" stormed the tourist resort on Monday, briefly ...