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27 Jun 2020 | 10:27 PM UTC

Mali: Militants attack army position in Dinangourou (Mopti region) June 26

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Militants kill two soldiers in attack on army position in Dinangourou (Mopti region) June 26; further attacks possible in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/27/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/29/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Bamako). COUNTRY/REGION Dinangourou (Mopti region), Mopti


Unidentified militants killed two soldiers in an attack on an army position in Dinangourou in Koro district (Mopti region) on at 23:00 (local time) Friday, June 26. Local reports suggest that the attack involved the detonation of at least two vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) and that four others were injured.

Similar militant attacks are possible in the Mopti region over the near term.


Due to the presence of various armed groups, Mali's northern and central regions remain unstable despite the presence of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), one of the largest UN peacekeeping missions in the world.


The security environment in Mali remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

Due to the underlying terrorist and kidnapping threats prevalent in the country, all those present in Mali are advised to remain discreet regarding personal details, particularly information concerning nationality, employment, family, etc. Individuals are also advised to avoid public events and places frequented by Westerners, to remain vigilant at all times (especially in local markets, now used by terrorists as recruitment grounds), and to report any suspicious objects or behavior to the authorities.


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