Death toll from Mali explosion reaches 80

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18 January 2017

The death toll from the powerful blast that hit a military camp in Mali's northern city of Gao has reached 80, Xinhua reported.

 

Earlier, RIA Novosti reported that 37 people killed in the blast powerful

 

The military base was housing government soldiers as well as members of various rival armed groups, who together conduct mixed patrols in line with a UN-brokered peace deal aimed at quelling violence in Mali's restive desert north. 

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