MALI ARMY LOSES 24 SOLDIERS IN NIGER BORDER ATTACK

TWENTY-FOUR SOLDIERS HAVE BEEN KILLED IN AN ATTACK BY MILITANTS IN EASTERN MALI, THE COUNTRY'S ARMY HAS SAID.

MALI ARMY LOSES 24 SOLDIERS IN NIGER BORDER ATTACK

Another 29 were also injured during a joint operation between troops from Mali and Niger in the Gao border region.
Mali's army said 17 "terrorists" were killed and 100 suspects were being held in Tiloa, in Niger.
West African leaders have pledged $1bn (?805m) over the next five years to combat Islamist militancy in the region.

Twenty-four soldiers have been killed in an attack by militants in eastern Mali, the country's army has said. Another 29 were also injured during a joint operation between troops from Mali and Niger in the Gao border...

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