France—JNIM Claims Deadly Assault On French Base

Agence France-Presse | 07/31/2020

The Al-Qaida affiliate in Mali has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on French forces earlier this month, reports Agence France-Presse. On July 23, two cars packed with explosives were detonated next to a French camp in Gossi in northern Mali clearing the way for a third vehicle, which exploded after entering the base, Jama'at Nasr al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM) said in a statement released on Thursday. JNIM fighters also launched mortar shells at the base, supporting militants...

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