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Mali – Tuareg repulsed in Gao

Sunday, April 1, 2012

On Saturday the army of Mali was able to repulse Tuareg fighters who had attacked the town of Gao in the north-east of the country announced the head of the military junta that is now in power in the country, Captain Amadou Sanogo. Earlier there had been reports that the city had been captured.

On Friday, Sanogo, the head of the rebels who had committed a coup in Mali, turned to the international community for help in the fight against the separatist movement of the Tuareg.

The nomadic tribes have used the crisis to seize the northern areas of the country.

Apr 1, 2012