Deaths confirmed as gunmen attack Mali Tourist resort

An American official at the U.S. Embassy in Bamako confirmed details of the attack to NBC News and said the embassy had no knowledge of any Americans at the site of the attack.

The gunfire and smoke stemmed from Le Campement Kangaba in Dougourakoro, a luxury resort popular with Western tourists on the weekends, according to Diakate Benson, a spokesman for the Malian President of the National Assembly.

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