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Turkey condemns terror attack in Mali

6 soldiers killed in attack targeting military bases in Mali

Havva Kara Aydin   | 25.01.2021
Turkey condemns terror attack in Mali

ANKARA

Turkey on Monday condemned a deadly terror attack on military bases in Mali.

"We are saddened by the news that six Malian soldiers lost their lives and that many were injured in terrorist attacks perpetrated against the Boulkessi and Mondoro military bases, in Mali, on 24 January 2021,” said a Foreign Ministry statement.

“We condemn this heinous attack. We extend our condolences to the friendly and brotherly people and the Government of Mali, and we wish Allah’s mercy upon those who lost their lives and sincere condolences to their families and relatives," it added.

The Malian Armed Forces said they killed 30 terrorists following the attack.

"Two security posts of the Malian Armed Forces in Boulkessi and Mondoro reacted vigorously to two complex and simultaneous attacks last night around 3:30 am," it said on Twitter.

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