Twenty-six killed in central Mali attack

Twenty-six killed in central Mali attack
An aerial view shows the village Ségoukoro, the old town of Ségou in central Mali on September 29, 2019. (File/AFP)
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Updated 06 June 2020

Twenty-six killed in central Mali attack

Twenty-six killed in central Mali attack
  • Two other local officials confirmed the attack and the death toll to AFP

BAMAKO: Twenty-six people were killed in an attack on a village in central Mali, officials said Saturday, in the latest violence to hit the West African nation.
Friday’s attack targeted a Fulani village named Binedama in the volatile Mopti region, said Aly Barry, an official from Tabital Pulaaku, a Fulani association in Mali.
Two other local officials confirmed the attack and the death toll to AFP.