Daesh claims responsibility for recent attack in Mali
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Mali was hit by a large-scale attack on the country’s military on Friday, in which at least 54 people have died so far.
Daesh* has claimed responsibility for the recent attack on Mali’s military, Reuters reported on Saturday.
The blast occurred on Friday and targeted a military post in the northeast of the country, resulting in the deaths of 53 soldiers and one civilian.
Later, the Elysee Palace also confirmed that a French soldier was killed Saturday morning in Mali as an explosive device detonated near his armoured vehicle.
The government added that the identification of bodies is not completed yet.
Source: Sputnik News