Monday 25 September 2023 - 10:36:59 am

Malian armed forces say more than 60 terrorists killed after Diallasougou massacre

BAMAKO, 25th June, 2022 (WAM) -- The national armed forces of Mali announced Friday that more that 60 terrorists were killed in the country’s troubled central region. It is there that suspected jihadists massacred more than 130 civilians on June 18, according to Africanews.

The authorities also reported that "two look-outs were neutralised". In a separate operation in the South of the country, "eight suspected terrorist were arrested".

The military announcement came on the same day as the prime suspects of the latest mass killings reportedly rejected any responsibility for the attack.

WAM/Hatem Mohamed