Explosion kills Tuareg leader outside north Mali U.N. camp



A Tuareg militant leader in the volatile north Malian city of Kidal was killed on Saturday when his car exploded barely 300 metres from a U.N. base where he had been talking with French and U.N. troops, a Reuters witness and officials said.
A Reuters cameraman saw the car still burning after the blast that killed Cheick Ag Aoussa.
A spokesman for the U.N. Mali mission Radhia Achouri confirmed the incident.
(Reporting by Souleymane Ag Anara; Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Bernard Orr)
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9 October 2016 in World News, Views: 39
Source: Reuters
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