No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but it bears the mark of Al-Qaeda-related jihadist groups that have been regularly attacking the army and international forces in central Mali.
Islamic State has killed 68 US-backed fighters in eastern Syria through suicide bomb attacks, claims monitor
The Islamic State group has killed at least 68 US-backed fighters battling to oust the jihadists from their eastern Syria holdout of Hajin, a war monitor said on Saturday.
Boko Haram attack in southeastern Niger: Ten soldiers killed, four others missing after strike on military camp
An attack on NIger's military camp by Boko Haram killed 10 soldiers, injured three and four others have gone missing
Iraqi forces have retaken all but a handful of areas around Mosul's Old City, but the jihadists are fighting in densely populated areas, and have used civilians as human shields at various points in the battle.