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Death toll in northern Mali attack rises above 50

6 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, January 18 2017 Jan 18, 2017 January 18, 2017 7:37 AM January 18, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

GAO, Mali -The death toll in northern Mali attack has raised above 50, with more than 100 wounded, according to the military.

This comes after a vehicle packed with explosives targeted a camp housing armed groups in northern Mali.

A local official says this morning's blast hit the Joint Operational Mechanism base in the city of Gao.

The base houses hundreds of fighters including members of armed groups that signed Mali's 2015 peace agreement.

The camp also houses Malian soldiers.

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