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Officers get fired after the massacre in Mali

Mali's prime minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga gave in Sunday the news that the new militärchefer would be appointed, and that the Dan Nan Ambassagouföreningen, consisting of the Dogon-hunters who were accused of the shootings, had been dissolved.

– the Population's protection will remain under the state monopoly, " says Maiga.

tells that the ethnic Dogon-hunters fired on the population in the Ogossagou, a village in central Mali which is inhabited by the ethnic group of the Fulani.

the Dogon are another large group of people, who just like the fulani inhabit several countries in the Sahel region. The two groups have clashed on several occasions over a longer period of time.

the News that the officers had fired came just hours after a meeting that was called by the president Ibrahim mr boubacar Keita as a response to the attack.

What it is that has been fired has not been disclosed, but a source within the department of defense tells news agency AFP that the officers in the armed forces and within the army and the air force, writes al-Jazeera. No official justification as to why they were fired have not yet been given.

several years after a minimum of 134 men, women and children were killed. The victims were shot or hacked to death with machetes, " says a security source to AFP news agency.

the Attack occurred at the same time as the UN security council visited Mali to find a solution to the violence that is going on between the ethnic groups in the country.

and called on the malian authorities to ”promptly investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators to justice”.

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