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The Latest: Death toll up to 5 in extremist attack in Mali
Fire can be seen by the swimming pool of the Campement Kangaba, a tourist resort near Bamako, Mali, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Suspected jihadists attacked the hotel resort Sunday in Mali's capital, taking hostages at a spot popular with foreigners on the weekends. (AP Photo - Baba Ahmed)
By The Associated Press
From Associated Press
June 19, 2017 10:48 AM EST

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The Latest on the attack by Islamic extremists on a resort outside Mali's capital, Bamako. (all times local):

3:30 p.m.

Authorities in Mali say the death toll has risen to five people following a terror attack on a luxury resort area popular with foreigners in Mali's capital.

Mali's security minister announced Monday that a Chinese national had died from injuries sustained in the Sunday afternoon attack.

Already authorities have said that a Portuguese soldier taking part in the European Union mission to stabilize Mali was killed. A Malian soldier and another Malian national who worked for the EU mission were also among the victims, along with a dual French-Gabonese citizen whose name has not been released.

Four jihadists stormed the Campement Kangaba resort area on the outskirts of the capital, opening fire on people who had come to spend the day by the swimming pools.

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1 p.m.

Mali special forces spokesman and commanding officer Modibo Naman Traore says at least four people have been killed in the attack by jihadis at Le Campement Kangaba on the outskirts of Bamako, Mali's capital.

He said the dead include the two civilians who were pronounced dead on Sunday, along with a Portuguese soldier from the EU mission and a Malian soldier who died Monday from their wounds.

12:20 p.m.

The Portuguese military says one of its soldiers on a European Union training mission in Mali has died in what it called a terrorist attack. The military said in a statement the attack occurred Sunday at the Le Campement Kangaba, in the outskirts of Bamako, the West African country's capital.

The statement Monday said the hotel was an approved rest and recreation location for soldiers on duty with the EU mission. Other foreign troops were at the hotel at the time. A Malian official said Monday that two died in the attack and the four assailants were killed.

12:00 p.m.

Security forces killed at least four jihadis after the extremists attacked a resort spot popular with foreigners on the outskirts of Mali's capital Sunday in which two people were killed, the country's security minister said Monday.

Mali's Security Minister Salif Traore told The Associated Press that all the attackers had been killed.

The jihadis on Sunday afternoon attacked Campement Kangaba, yelling "Allah Akbar" and took hostages. Authorities said more than 30 people managed to escape although at least two people were killed, including a dual French-Gabonese citizen.

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Baba Ahmed in Bamako, Mali. AP writer Barry Hatton in Lisbon, Portugal, also contributed.

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