Special Forces had to earlier free hostages and put an end to a siege by gunmen in a US-owned hotel, Radisson Blu in Mali’s capital Bamako. The Gunmen stormed the hotel shooting and shouting “God is Great!” in arabic.

Malian Officials have said 30 hostages have been freed. Three people have been shot dead and two soldiers have been wound, officials say also the three gunmen that stormed the hotel are now dead.  US military have been reported to help the hostage situation.

Reports of people who recited verses of the Koran were freed as they proved they were muslim. No terrorist group has yet to claim the attack.