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Double terrorist attack in northern Mali: 49 civilians and 15 soldiers killed

On September 7, a double terrorist attack occurred in northern Mali, targeting passengers on a ship and a military base. As a result, 64 people died, Xinhua wrote.


It is noted that the attacks were aimed at passengers on the Tombouctou boat and a military camp of the Malian Armed Forces in the Gao region.


“In response to this double attack, the combined air and ground action of our valiant military eliminated about 50 terrorists,” the Malian government said in a statement.