According to the BBC, Malian security services are currently on a manhunt for three individuals believed to be connected to the attack on a hotel in Bamako on Friday that left 19 people dead.  

Radisson Hotel In Bamako

It is not known if the three individuals were involved in the attack or were accomplices.  

On Friday gunmen entered the Radisson Blu hotel taking several hostages.  The hostages were freed when Malian Special Forces, French Special Forces, and off-duty US servicemen stormed the hotel.  Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and its affiliate al-Murabitoun claimed responsibility for the attack.  Malian President Boubacar Keita declared a 10-day state of emergency and three days of mourning.

However, President Keita was quick to stress that the country was still open for business.

"Mali is not and will never be a closed border zone. Paris isn't, Geneva isn't, New York isn't, Moscow isn't," he said.

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