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French forces detain suspects in Mali U.N. attack

Oct 20, 2014    

DAKAR (Reuters) - French forces have detained three men and seized a large cache of arms which they believe were linked to a recent rocket attack on a U.N. base in northern Mali in which a Senegalese peacekeeper was killed, the French military said on Sunday.Friday's raid on a house in the north Malian town of Kidal led to the seizure of large quantities of munitions of the kind used in attacks on U.N. forces, as well as rocket launchers, rockets and explosives, French forces said.The owner of the house is believed to be directly linked to the attack on the U.N. base on Oct. 7, a statement fro...

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