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MALI: Witnesses say 20 are killed in an airstrike in central Mali during a wedding party

08:03 07 January 2021 Author :  
A French armoured vehicle drives by Mount Hombori during operations in Mali’s Gourma region in 2019. Photograph: Daphne Benoit/AFP/Getty Images

BAMAKO, MALI -- At least 20 people have been killed in an airstrike on a village in central Mali.

Hamadoun Dicko, leader of one of the largest ethnic Peuhl organizations in Mali, said witnesses described two air raids on Jan. 3 in the village.

"There were at least 20 dead and more than 27 missing. I have personally lost two friends," Dicko, who is president of the Tabital Pulaaku Youth Association, said.

Guillaume Nguefa, head of the human rights section of the UN mission in Mali, confirmed the incident but did not provide more details.

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