Mali interim president reportedly targeted in stabbing attempt

Mali interim president reportedly targeted in stabbing attempt

© APA | Mali's interim president Assimi Goita

# 20 July 2021 14:35 (UTC +04:00)

The interim president was reportedly attacked during prayers amid the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha.

Two armed men, one of whom had a knife, reportedly attacked Mali's interim president Assimi Goita during prayers in the great mosque in the capital Bamako on 20 July 2021, AFP reports.

The attack took place during the holy holiday of Eid al-Adha. The president was taken away from the site, according to the media.

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