5 dead in attack on army camp in central Mali

2015-01-05 16:13
(Photo: file, AFP)

(Photo: file, AFP)

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Bamako - At least five people were killed when unidentified gunmen attacked an army camp in central Mali near the Mauritania border on Monday, local officials and a UN military source told AFP.

The attack was carried out in the early morning hours in Nampala, which lies 530km northeast of the capital Bamako, a local official said, adding that at least five people were killed.

A UN military source confirmed the report.

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