24 Malian soldiers killed in terrorist attack, 29 wounded

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Mali’s military says 24 soldiers have died in the latest extremist attack as alarm grows about the vast Sahel region being used as a haven for fighters linked to the Islamic State group and al-Qaida.

Monday’s attack occurred amid a surge in assaults that have killed over 100 Malian troops in recent weeks and led to public outrage, political pressure on President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and a decline in military morale.

In a statement overnight, Mali’s army said 29 soldiers were wounded and 17 e…
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