Mali: Clashes Between the Army and Jihadist Groups in the Tombouctou Region

Soukaina Sghir
Soukaina Sghir
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The frequency of attacks against the Malian army is increasing. On Wednesday, September 27, in a press release, the Malian Armed Forces (FAMA) announced that they had repelled a jihadist attack in the southwest region of Nara, located near the Mauritanian border.

Later on the same day, another jihadist attack occurred, this time near Tombouctou. The assailants and the regular troops have conflicting accounts of the events, including the casualty figures.


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