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Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists claim responsibility for Mali resort

AFP  |  Nouakchott 

An Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist alliance claimed responsibility today for an attack on a tourist resort near Mali's capital that killed five people, in a statement carried by Mauritanian agencies and posted on

The Group to Support Islam and Muslims, a fusion of jihadist groups with previous Al-Qaeda links, said in a statement three "martyrs" had killed westerners, including members of the European Union's mission in the country, in yesterday's assault on the Kangaba Le Campement resort.

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First Published: Tue, June 20 2017. 01:13 IST