Toll from Mali landmine blast at 24: local residents

2018-01-25 21:42


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Bamako - Twenty-four people were killed on Thursday when their vehicle was blown up by a landmine near the town of Boni in central Mali, local residents said.

"The final toll is 24, including four babies with their mothers. There are no survivors," said Boni resident Abdoulaye Cheick, who described himself as a relative of one of the dead.

Local officials had given a provisional toll of 13 dead, comprising civilians from Mali and Burkina Faso.

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