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Mali Tuareg Rebels Fire on UN Peacekeepers

Tuareg rebels shot at United Nations peacekeepers outside the town of Timbuktu in northern Mali on Tuesday in a sign of growing tensions that threaten a fragile peace process, the U.N. mission in the West African country said. "They fired at us and they then called us to tell us that they thought we were [Malian government soldiers], that it was a mistake," mission spokesman Olivier Salgado said, noting that no one had been wounded in the shooting. A town resident told...

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