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radisson blu, a luxury hotel in bamako, mali. trapped inside the hotel, 140 guests, 30 staff. they started to shoot everhere, this man says. and they were shouting allahu akbar. and forced to recite passages from the koran. a cameraman crouching behind this officer as authorities approach the scene. shattered glass on the floor. guns raised, prepared for anything. sirens blaring all around as
they evacuate the citizens. >> i opened the door a little bit and saw bullets on the floor. i walked out, it was full of police and special forces. >> reporter: guiding them downstairs, to safety. this employee, blood staining her sleeves. the united nations says at least 27 in all, and the state department confirmingt least one american death. mali a former french colony. at least three of the hostage takers were killed. french officials say they were a part of a north african group. and we know a state department security agent happened to be on
the scene, and he helped pull people out of a smoke-filled room. >> martha, thank you. it was one week agotonight, we were just beginning to learn the scope of the horror in pas. and tonight, a major development. the alleged eighth attacker on the run. making phone calls after his escape. what was he calling for? he's believed the be the gunman we saw. taking aim, his gun appearing to jam. friends s lling abc news he made a calling pleading for help as he now hides. brian ross with where authorities believe he could be now. >> reporter: he is believed to be the gunman seen shooting victims outside the window in that dramatic video at a parisian cafe obtained by the "daily mai" but salah abdeslam did not blow himself up, he fled the scene, and is now described as armed and dangerous. and tonight police in the international manhunt say they
near his hometown in brussels, belgium. and so do two of his neighborhood friends, who tell abc news that abdeslam actually called them on tuesday night, saying he was nearby, desperate for help to avoid the police and get to isis in syria. those friends told abdeslam's brother, mohammed, about that call, and mohammed issued a new plea today for his brother to turn himself in. quote, "because it's the only way to avoid being shot down by police." salah abdeslam's friends say he also feared isis, apparently because he did not detonate his suicide vest. he was particularly scared of the mastermind of the attack, abdel hamid abaaoud. but abaaoud was killed in wednesday's bldy police raid. and tonight, the fugitive's brother sent this message. "abaaoud is dead. he doesn't need to be afraid of him now."
we contacted belgian authorities and the fbi about the friend's account, and they had no immediate comment. >> do they still believe he's in belgium tonight? >> yes. and we've been reporting on the fake passport discovered next to one of the attackers. it's believed he posed as a refugee. and tonight, new evidence that he may not be the only one. tonight, french authorities saying fingerprints have been found. and a woman, a new mystery, authorityies believet was someone next to her detonating their vest. here's matt gutman.
>> reporter: tonight, two attackers blowing themselves up during this game, both passed through greece on the same day, october 3rd, following the same path as the wave of syrian refugees. finger fingerprints matching those registered on the island. and the dramatic scene on the streets of paris wednesday. the target, abbaoud. and french authorities revising their account of that explosion. saying the woman was not the one that detonated the suicide vest. and tonight, a third body in the wreckage, identity still unknown. police teams are still combing
debris into that dumpster, and putting evidence into that white van. someone would detonate that vest. then the s.w.a.t. team sending in its dog, diesel. >> when she gotn the flat, we didn't see her anymore. she saved the lives of colleagues of mine. >> reporter: exposing that last shooter to snipers. that officer telling us he was surprised about how selectively they chose targets,. the state of emergency has been extended for another three months. >> and tonight, the possible of another attacker fueling the debate over refugees here at home. donald trump, clarifying his
comments about whether this country should have a muslim registry. jonathan karl with what trump said, and what he's saying now. >> reporter: trump's answe to this question about setting up a national database of muslims in america has set off a furor. >> there should be a lot of systems, beyond database. there should be a lot of systems, and today you can do it. but right now, we need a border, strength, a wall, and we can't let what's happening to this country happen. >> how do you get this registry? >> good management. and we can do that. >> i find it abhorrent that people. that brings you back to a time that no one wants to get back to.
tweeting, i didn't sugst a database, a reporter did. we need to defeat islamic terrorist to protect america. and he insisted he has nothing against muslims. >> you have good christian people, and the muslim people are good, too. >> and trump saying he never suggested a database for to him? >> that's right. and it's true. he didn't suggest it himself. but in all the back and forth, he did not say that he opposes the idea. wife here on the broadcast a little bit later. and three new isis videos in the last three days with images of new york city and washington,
and tensions running high. a spirit airlines flight diverted, a passenger taken off the plane. david kerley covers aviation. >> reporter: it was a reported bomb threat on board triggering the spirit airlines jet to immediately return to ft. lauderdale. a passenger taken off, but authorities say it was all a misunderstanding about an overheard conversation. the man, a u.s. citizen, taken off believes that wasn't the only reason. >> they treat me like a terrorist guy. i have to pay a price for my appearance. >> reporter: just the latest incident as more than 25 million americans start flying for the thanksgiving holiday. many are jittery. in los angeles -- >> people are now in fear. it's the new reality. >> reporter: -- to washington. >> i'll look -- my head will be on pivot and i'll be looking. >> reporter: the bombing of that russian jetliner, possibly using a soda can, and lingering fears it may have been placed in the jet by an insider, an airport worker. could that happen here?
airport workers is left to the airports. in miami, nearly 100% of those workers are screened before entering secure areas. >> our threat is the insider threat and we know what we have to do to deal with that. >> reporter: but tonight, miami is only one of three u.s. airports which conducts 100% screening. there is no mandate for airport worker screening. some say it's time for congress to require exactly that. and now to the storm, winter weather alerts up this hour. the heartland getting slammed. a winter blast, whiteout conditions. and a pickup truck flipped. up to a foot of snow expected in some parts. chicago in the path.
>> for the big cities like chicago, it's the first real snow storm of the season. stretching from wyoming to michigan. and snowing in iowa, over a foot in some spots. moving into chicago by tomorrow morning. especially away from the lake, and a good chunk of accumulating snow. in some spots, over 10 inches, just outside of chicago, and very, very coal. windchill near zero in chicago. >> rob, thank you. now to a case making global headlines. convicted spy jonathan pollard, out of prison, and already challenging terms of his parole. he went to federal court, objecting to wearing a monitoring device. and also can't leave the u.s.
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>> and we thank you forim jenna rehnstrom tim and im tim seaman. as fred mentioned the snow is here and it isnt messing around. its the first measurable snow storm of the year and it is turing out to be a large one. jenna: with the amount of snow and the conditions of the road cars are slipping and sliding all over the road and on occasion they are ending up in ditices or stuck. jenna: abc9 meteorologist elisa raffa is out now in the snow to givus an update on the driving conditions for this evening elisa how are things going out there?? elisa tim and jenna im here in sioux city now where you can see the roads are terrible. earlier today i was further north near vermillion, and i saw dozens of vehicles in the ditch.
were treacherous. it was very slick, low visibility. it took nearly an hour to travel the 30 miles. for the d-o-t it meant a busy day of helping those out who were stuck. and with the conditions getting worsso quickly, that made it difficult to keep up. bill brown, south dakota dot "since it started snowing hard it's been pretty hard to stay ahead of it. the visibility has been really bad." elisa raffa "what can people do to be safe?" bill brown, south dakota dot "just slow down and keep your cruise off for sure." i had a chance to speak with