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Mali massacre survivors say troops and white mercenaries carried out killings

By Reuters
17 April 2022   |   2:39 pm
It was market day in Moura, a remote town in central Mali, when witnesses said Malian troops backed by Russian mercenaries descended in helicopters and opened fire on bewildered residents.

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