Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Mali: Al-Qaeda-linked groups launch attacks on 2 army bases in central Mali


Mali’s government says at least 25 people have been killed and 60 are missing after al-Qaeda-linked groups attacked two bases in central Mali near the Burkina Faso border

Al-Qaida-linked groups attacked two army bases in central Mali, killing at least 25 people and leaving 60 missing, Mali’s government said Tuesday.

Assailants rode into the community of Boulikessi with heavy weaponry overnight Sunday to Monday to attack a Malian battalion of the regional G5 Sahel Force, said a force commander, Niger Gen. Oumarou Namatou Gazama. He blamed “the terrorist group” Ansarul Islam.

Mali’s government said that after exchanges of gunfire, the army had retaken Boulikessi, killing at least 15 extremists and destroying five of their vehicles. It said a joint force with Burkina Faso soldiers was pursuing the extremists behind the attacks.

The News:
https://www.france24 … y-camps-central-mali



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