Local mayor says 41 people killed in latest attack in central Mali
19 June 2019 | 11:41 am
Local mayor says 41 people killed in the latest attack in central Mali
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The soldiers were arrested in July and accused of conspiring against the Malian government. Three had been sentenced to death in absentia.
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One priest was burnt alive and another was shot and injured as he tried to escape from a building. The motive behind the attack remains unknown, but it casts a shadow on security a month before scheduled elections.
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More bodies were recovered overnight, and rescue operations are still ongoing. Most of the victims were police officers.
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