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Mali President Sack’s Army Generals, Disbands Militia After Massacre

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, sacked and replaced two army generals and disbanded an anti-jihadi militia group on Sunday, a day after gunmen massacred 134 Fulani herders in the country’s troubled Central Region. The ethnic bloodshed took place less than a week, after a deadly assault by jihadists on an army post killed at least 23 soldiers, also in Mali’s

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More Than 120 Fulani Villagers Killed In Mali Massacre

More than 120 people were killed in an attack on a village in Central Mali, on Saturday, by armed men wearing traditional Dogon hunters’ clothing. Gunmen surrounded the village at dawn before attacking people in their homes in Ogossagou, in the Mopti region. The attackers targeted members of the Fulani ethnic community, who are accused of having ties to jihadists.

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