1,500 rebels disarmed in Mali
Rebels drop their arms in joint campaign led by government and UN
By Alaattin Dogru
Some 1,500 rebels dropped their arms in Mali on Monday in a disarmament campaign led by the UN and government.
Zahabi Ould Sidi Mohamed, head of the country's national commission responsible for the disarmament, liquidation
Mohamed el Maouloud
The disarmament campaign targets 34,000 armed group members operating in the north of the West African nation.
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