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Five dead in attack on army camp in Mali

05 January 2015, 15:26

Bamako - At least five people were killed when unidentified gunmen attacked an army camp in central Mali near the Mauritania border on Monday, local officials and a UN military source told AFP.

The attack was carried out in the early morning hours in Nampala, which lies 530 kilometres (330 miles) northeast of the capital Bamako, a local official said, adding that at least five people were killed. A UN military source confirmed the report.

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