Magharebia (Washington DC)

8 February 2013

Mali Suicide Bomber Targets Troops

In Mali, the city of Gao is once again under attack by Islamists: in the latest spate of attacks, jihadists wounded two civilians when they blew up a ... ( Resource: Jihadists Return to Mali's Streets

A suicide bomber blew himself up near a group of Malian soldiers in Gao, AFP reported on Friday (February 8th). An officer was injured in the attack, which came one day after the Movement for Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) issued a statement saying it had adopted guerrilla tactics.

On Thursday, al-Qaeda splinter group said it would attack military convoys and place landmines.

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