Fighting erupts after car bombing in Mali




 
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Fighting erupts after car bombing in Mali
 
March 31st, 2013  
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Fighting erupts after car bombing in Mali
By Tiemoko Diallo BAMAKO (Reuters) - Malian soldiers backed by French fighter jets battled Islamist rebels in Timbuktu on Sunday after insurgents used a car bomb as cover to infiltrate the northern desert town overnight, sources said. The French-led offensive in Mali has pushed a mix of Islamists out of their northern strongholds and remote mountain bases but the militants have hit back with several suicide attacks. ...

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