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Mali: a soldier killed and 3 others wounded in an attack in the north

AA / Bamako / Amarana Maiga

A Malian soldier was killed and three others wounded on Sunday in an attack by unidentified armed men against the Acharane post in the region of Timbuktu (north), the Malian armed forces (FAMA) said in a statement. consulted by the Anadolu Agency.

The document indicates that four assailants were killed and weapons were recovered.

“The FAMa have just reacted vigorously this morning, around 6:30 am, to an attack on the Acharane post, Timbuktu region by elements not yet identified,” explains the same source.

” Provisional assessment: 1 dead and 03 wounded on the FAMA side (Malian Armed Forces). On the enemy side, 04 dead abandoned on the ground and several individual and collective weapons recovered, ” the statement noted.

Since 2012, Mali has been facing a security crisis fueled by separatist claims and terrorist attacks, particularly in the north, center and south of the country.

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