Over 130 Killed In An Upsurge In Ethnic And Jihadist Violence In Mali

DW: More than 130 people from Muslim ethnic group killed in Mali after gunmen disguise themselves as hunters

A group of gunmen who disguised themselves as traditional hunters have surrounded a Mali village and killed at least 134 Fulani herders, with pregnant women and children among the dead.

It was the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

Moulaye Guindo, mayor of the nearby town of Bankass, said armed men, dressed as traditional Donzo hunters, encircled and attacked Ogossagou.

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More News On The Growing Violence In Mali

Mali attack: More than 130 Fulani villagers killed -- BBC
UN: More than 130 killed in Mali ethnic attack on Fulani village -- Al Jazeera
Mali Ethnic Genocide Sees Over 130 Muslims Killed in Ongoing Extremist Violence -- Sputnik
Mali president sacks generals after deadly raids on ethnic villages -- DW
Mali sacks top army chiefs, dissolves militia after scores killed -- Al Jazeera
Mali government dismisses military leaders after village massacre -- UPI

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