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22 Former Rebel, Militia Fighters Kidnapped in Mali

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7Dnews London

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 18:43 GMT

Armed men abducted 22 members of a military unit comprising mainly Tuareg ex-rebels and former members of armed pro-government groups in violence-wracked Mali, AFP has reported.

The group, set to be incorporated into a revamped Malian army, were travelling by bus in the centre of the country when they were abducted Wednesday, he said.

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