• Militants seize army base

    Militants seize army base

    Suspected Islamist militants attacked and seized control of an army base in the central Malian town of Nampala on Tuesday, the deputy mayor of a nearby town has said.

    “The army is regrouping in Diabaly and is preparing counter attack to retake the base, which fell into the hands of the assailants,’’ the deputy mayor of Diabaly, Ousmane Diallo, told newsmen.

    Malian officials said they had no information on the number of casualties.

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