Attack on Mali army kills dozens of soldiers
23 November 2019 | 5:40 am
Militants deemed jihadists by the Mali government have attacked armed forces as they were on patrol duty. It was the second mass attack this month in the country, which has witnessed a rapid surge in violence.
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