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Witnesses: Pro-, anti-junta forces clash in Mali

Witnesses: Pro-, anti-junta forces clash in Mali

Witnesses say pro- and anti-junta forces have clashed in Mali's capital, just over a month since a group of soldiers toppled the country's democratically elected president.
Bakary Doucoure, an eyewitness, said there was fighting Monday around the building that houses the country's national broadcaster and that ambulances were at the scene.
The broadcaster has been in the hands of the military junta ever since the March 21 coup. Since the coup, the mutinous soldiers have handed over power to an interim civilian government, but the exact role of the junta remains unclear.
Another eyewitness, Fela Ba, says he saw a large convoy of military vehicles heading to the town of Kati just outside Bamako, where the junta has set up its headquarters.


Updated : 2021-04-19 12:09 GMT+08:00