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    A Russian citizen was among hostages freed by security forces from a luxury hotel in the capital of Mali.

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — A Russian citizen was among hostages freed by security forces on Friday from a luxury hotel in the capital of Mali, Bamako, the Maliactu news portal reported citing Mali's security ministry.

    "According to a report by Mali's interior security ministry, a Rusian national was among the freed hostages," the portal said.

    There has been no confirmation so far from the Russian Embassy in Mali.

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