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Suspected jihadists kill three Mali soldiers

Three soldiers died when suspected jihadists carried out twin attacks on the army in central Mali overnight

AFP , Sunday 24 Jan 2021
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File Photo: Malian soldiers patrol in the village of Kadji .(Photo: Reuters)
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Three soldiers died when suspected jihadists carried out twin attacks on the army in central Mali overnight, military sources said Sunday.

"Two simultaneous terrorist attacks in the night of Saturday to Sunday  caused the deaths of three soldiers," a military source told AFP detailing raids at Boulkessy and Mondoro in the centre of the Sahel country.

A security source confirmed the attacks and death toll.

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