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12 Dead After Gunmen Attack Mali Military Camp

Suspected Islamist fighters attacked a military camp in western Mali near the border with neighboring Mauritania before dawn Saturday, and three soldiers and nine attackers were killed, the Defense Ministry said. Residents of a nearby village hid in their homes, officials and witnesses said. A senior army officer said military intelligence and initial witness accounts indicated the attackers were Islamist fighters, mainly from the Peuhl ethnic group. The raid took place a week after...

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