OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – The latest developments in the assault of a hotel by al-Qaida-linked gunmen in Burkina Faso's capital. All times are local:
An official at the Pentagon in Washington says one U.S. military member is embedded with French forces on the scene of the attack. The source tells AP there are about 75 U.S. troops in Burkina Faso: 15 assigned to the embassy and about 60 assisting the French military. The U.S. is working to help provide the France with surveillance and reconnaissance help.