Three killed in central Mali roadside bomb blast

A regional government official was travelling in a military convoy in the volatile centre of the country when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb, killing him.

Three people, including a government official, were killed Thursday in a roadside bomb attack in central Mali, the government said, as fresh violence hits the war-torn West African state.

Mali is struggling to contain an insurgency that erupted in 2012, and which has claimed thousands of military and civilian lives since.

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Source: TRTWorld