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Gunfire Erupts in Northern Mali Town

Malian troops and suspected Islamist militants are exchanging heavy gunfire on the streets of Gao in northern Mali.

A BBC correspondent in the town says the clashes began near the central police station but have since spread.

It comes a day after a suicide bomber blew himself up near a checkpoint at a northern entrance to the town - the second such attack in two days.

Gao was retaken just over two weeks ago by French and Malian forces, who supposedly drove out the Islamists.

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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  • SIV||

    I blame Wayne LaPierre and his "pro-gun hysteria".

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