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17 killed in Mali by booby-trapped corpse: security sources


AFP Bamako
Seventeen civilians were killed in a blast caused by a booby-trapped corpse in central Mali, security sources and a local official said on Wednesday.
The incident occurred on Tuesday in Diankabou, a small town in central Mali, with a local official telling AFP it was caused by "an explosive device which was planted on the body of a man who had been shot dead." A security source confirmed the information, saying: "The body exploded, killing 17 people.

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First Published: Feb 27 2019 | 7:13 PM IST

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