Scores Die in 'Barbaric' Attack on Malian Village

At least 95 people in central Mali were killed on Monday when armed men attacked a village overnight, shooting people and setting homes on fire. Initial reports said the village, inhabited by the Dogon people, was likely attacked by Fulani fighters. An outraged UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all parties to "show restraint and to refrain from retaliatory acts".


A traditional Dogon village in central Mali in 2013.

Mopti, Mali

UNICEF field staff meet with the local population in Bankass, central Mali, which was attacked on 23 March, 2019, leaving over 150 people dead, 2000 displaced and numerous huts and granaries burnt (file photo).


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