Three Malian troops killed by roadside bomb in Mopti Region

Three Malian troops were killed and five wounded by a roadside bomb in the centre of the country on Thursday, military sources said, in the latest attack in the Sahel state.

The three – members of the National Guard, a unit of the Malian armed forces – had been travelling between Koro and Mondoro, near the border with Burkina Faso, two sources said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

They added that five other guardsmen were also injured in the attack.

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Source: News24/AFP