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About 100 people were killed in an attack in a village in Central Mali. It is reported by RFI.
The attack occurred near the village of Sangha, where a minority of the Dogon. According to local residents, the attackers first opened fire and then torched the village. It is known that the search for the dead continues. The witnesses have a suspicion that the attack was committed by another minority Fulani.
It is noted that in recent months in Mali committed numerous attacks, some of them committed on ethnic grounds and some jihadist groups.
In March it was reported that in Mali was killed 134 farmer of the Fulani people.
The situation in Mali is unstable since 2012. Then the Tuareg rebels and several Islamist groups seized the North of the country, creating a self-proclaimed Independent state of Azawad. In 2013, France sent troops to Mali and returned to the territory under the control of the authorities of the Central African Republic. Since then, Islamists are using ethnic conflict for recruitment.
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