Islamic Insist’s West Africa affiliate claimed responsibility on Sunday for an ambush closing week that killed 33 Malian soldiers, in step with a assertion published by the SITE Intelligence Community.
Fourteen soldiers possess been additionally injured in Monday’s assault strategy the northern town of Tessit, strategy the border with Niger, in step with Mali’s military.
Islamic Insist said in a assertion that its warring parties captured three vehicles as neatly as weapons and ammunition, in step with SITE.
The neighborhood has claimed responsibility for old assaults on both side of the border which possess killed dozens of Malian and Nigerien soldiers. It additionally applied the 2017 ambush in the Nigerien village of Tongo Tongo that killed four American particular forces troops and five Nigerien soldiers.