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    Just on bbc news 5 mins ago,,,,,raddison blue hotel in mali,,gunmen .hostages, is mali a holiday destination for brits etc?
     
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    It's one of the worlds terrorist hotspots with frequent shootings and kidnappings of Western tourists.

    The Foreign office have been advising not to visit here for some time now.
     
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    ok,,there saying it was a french territory,and french soldiers have been active there for sometime,,,
     
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    It's a former French colony the French military have been there several years due to instability and military coups type scenarios.

    I wouldn't class this as "another attack on France" as some media outlets undoubtably will.

    It's pretty run of the mill for Mali unfortunately.
     
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    ok,thank you,,i am watching now and it seems its people that are working for various gvnmts,and some chinese holidaymakers,,,,looks like a rum old place though !!
     
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    Quite a few French aircraft cabin crew there apparently ...lets hope they are all safe
     
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    lets hope everybody is safe,i agree.... but i am wondering after speaking to someone today whether because of the distance and place involved it doesnt seem to be as important to us ? ( he actually wasnt even bothered)
     
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