January 06 2015
Suspected Al-Qaida militants have attacked a town in central Mali, reports the Voice of America News.
Before dawn on Monday, gunmen attacked Nampala, about 330 mi (530 km) northeast of Bamako, the Malian capital, said local officials.
At least three Malian soldiers and two gunmen were killed in the fighting, said a city official.
The Islamist militants were both on motorbikes and on foot, according to local officials cited by Reuters. Others arrived in trucks, reported BBC...
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