In a RAID of suspected Islamists on an army base in the South of Mali at least 53 soldiers and a civilian were killed. A government spokesman said on Saturday.
in Addition, there is material damage, said the Malian army on Saturday in the Online network Facebook. About 20 people survived, therefore. The situation in Indelimane is now under control, said the army is on Facebook.
To attack the jihadists militia Islamic state (IS) well-known on Saturday. In a in online networks is circulating a Declaration, it was said, "soldiers of the Caliphate" had attacked the base.
The Malian government condemned the incident as a "terrorist attack" and declared in the affected Region, reinforcements had been sent "to secure the area and to track the attacker".
France's presidential Palace killed reported on Saturday evening, in addition, the death of a French soldier. The man had been on the Saturday, with an armored vehicle on the road, as he had been killed by a booby trap. France is fighting in Mali and other countries of the Sahel region of the force "Barkhane" against Islamist terrorists.
On the 30. September and on 1. October had been killed in two Islamist attacks in the vicinity of the border of Burkina Faso, in the South of Mali, according to a representative of the Malian Ministry of defense, 40 soldiers. Several sources refer to this number as being too low.
The Sahel state of Mali does not come to rest. Islamist groups had taken over in 2012, the control of the North of the country. The former colonial power, France, a handle 2013 military and pushed back the Islamists. Nevertheless, there are always Islamist attacks.
the image of The EU in the light of the recent attack in solidarity with Mali and the Affected. "Our thoughts are with the Victims and their Relatives," said a spokeswoman for the EU high representative on Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini.
The EU has in the fight against the violence on the side of the government and the Malian people. The stability of Mali and the whole Sahel is a priority for the EU. In the countries of the Sahel - an area of the Sahara from the Atlantic to the Red sea extends South - are a number of armed groups are active, some have the Islamic state or al-Qaeda, the sworn Loyalty to.
especially in Mali and in the neighbouring countries of Burkina Faso and Niger, it always comes back to attacks, and attacks. In Mali, the UN stationed troops to stabilize the situation. In addition, they train Malian soldiers. (Dec/sda)
Created: 02.11.2019, 21:38 PM