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30 killed in Mali ethnic clashes


Around 30 ethnic Tuaregs have been killed in northern Mali's Gao region in localised fighting with ethnic Peuls, the Ministry of Defence said yesterday. "It was score-settling between Peuls and Tuaregs in the Djebok district," said Defence Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga. He added that fighting between the two groups happened frequently.

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