November 24, 2015
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has ordered all flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff Tuesday as a tribute to the New Jersey native and 19 others who were killed when armed Islamist militants attacked a Mali hotel last week, according to an Associated Press report on NewsWorks.
Anita Datar was the only American killed in the attack. Six other Americans escaped.
According to the Associated Press report on NewsWorks, Datar, 41, grew up in the state and graduated from Mount Olive High School in Morris County prior to attending Rutgers.
At the time of her death, Datar was living in Maryland and was working as a senior manager at Palladium Group, an international development organization with offices in Washington, according to the Associated Press report on NewsWorks.
Read the full report here.