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Six soldiers killed in attack on G5 force headquarters in Mali - mayor

Six soldiers killed in attack on G5 force headquarters in Mali - mayor

PARIS (Reuters) - At least six soldiers were killed in an attack on a compound housing the headquarters of the west African regional G5 Sahel task-force in central Mali, the mayor of the town of Mopti said on Friday.

An unknown number of assailants using rockets and a vehicle rigged with explosives attacked the compound with some engaging in a gunfight with Malian forces, a Mali defence ministry spokesman said.

(Reporting by Souleymane Ag Anara Writing by Bate Felix, Editing by William Maclean)

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Updated Date: Jun 30, 2018 00:06 AM

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