Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: AFRICA/MALI – The climate of tension and insecurity is growing in the central region of the Country
Bamako – The central region of Mopti has been for months the scene of inter-communal violence. Military and security sources confirmed the news of two Malian soldiers and two civilians killed on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 August. The first attack on two army trucks took place in the Koro region, where one soldier and two civilians were killed; the second on Tuesday in the Ségou region, during which a gendarme was killed. Other people were injured. Also, on Tuesday, in Zinzana, a town on the road between Ségou and Bla, a police officer was killed during an ambush.