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Forty-two Malian soldiers killed in suspected Islamist attack

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The toll is one of the bloodiest in Mali's decade-long insurgency. The attack occurred on Sunday in the troubled "three-border" region where the frontiers of the three nations converge. On Monday, the army had said 17 soldiers and four civilians had died.
2 months ago·Bamako, Mali

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Forty-two Malian soldiers killed in suspected Islamist attack

BAMAKO - Forty-two Malian soldiers were killed in an attack near the town of Tessit on Sunday, Mali's government said on Wednesday, updating a previous death toll of 17. The government said in a statement that it suspected Islamic State's West Africa affiliate was responsible. (Writing by Nellie Peyton; Editing by Leslie Adler)

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Forty-two Malian soldiers killed in suspected Islamist attack

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Forty-two Malian soldiers were killed in an attack near the town of Tessit on Sunday, Mali's government said on Wednesday, updating a previous death toll of 17. Read full story

2 months ago·Malaysia
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Forty-two Malian soldiers killed in suspected Islamist attack

One of the deadliest attacks in recent years for the Malian army, which has been battling a decade-long insurgency by militant groups that have spread across West Africa's Sahel region.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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46 killed in Mali in suspected Islamic militant attack

Suspected Islamic State-affiliated militants killed 42 Malian soldiers and four civilians in an attack near the town of Tessit on Sunday, the Malian army has confirmed.

2 months ago·Ireland
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Mali says 42 soldiers were killed in militant attack near town of Tessit – AFP

They were the victims of militant attacks

2 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation
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