Another Major Jihadist Attack On An Army BAse In Mali

Al Jazeera: Attackers kill 12 Mali soldiers in major attack on military base

Local resident in Guire says there was heavy gunfire and the military was 'taken by surprise' in the attack.

Fighters killed at least 12 soldiers in an attack on Sunday in central Mali.

The military outpost at Guire was attacked at about 5am, a source told AFP news agency.

"The terrorists came out of the forest. They were on motorcycles and pick-up trucks. They burned vehicles and took away others," said the source, who asked not to be named.

"The new toll is at least 12 dead, including the post commander, a captain."

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Update: At least 10 Malian soldiers killed in suspected jihadist attack (France 24)

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