Landmine Kills 13 Civilians In Mali, Say Local Officials

Channels Television  
Updated January 25, 2018

Thirteen civilians travelling from Burkina Faso were killed on Thursday when their vehicle ran over a landmine in central Mali, local officials and a security source said, giving a provisional toll.

“Thirteen Malian and Burkinabe civilians were killed near the town of Boni when their vehicle struck a mine,” local official Mahmoud Traore told AFP, as a Malian security source blamed “terrorists” for the blast.