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14 Nov 2020 | 08:18 AM UTC

Mali: Funeral for former president scheduled in Bamako on November 17

Mali News Alert

Funeral for former president Amadou Toumani Toure scheduled in Bamako on November 17; heightened security presence

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/14/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/17/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Bamako). COUNTRY/REGION Bamako

Event

The funeral for former president Amadou Toumani Touré is scheduled to take place in Bamako on Tuesday, November 17. Touré was in office from 2002 - 2012. The funeral is set to take place at the Place d'Armes du Genie Militaire where attendees will gather at approximately 10:00 (local time). Increased security measures are expected in the vicinity of the ceremony.

A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions are likely in the vicinity of the Place d'Armes du Genie Militaire. Additionally, associated gatherings throughout urban centers are possible.

Advice

Individuals in Bamako are advised to avoid the vicinity of the ceremony as a precaution, monitor developments, anticipate transportation and business disruptions near protest sites, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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