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One killed, six taken hostage in north Mali attack

A member of the security forces stands in Bamako on March 7, 2015Dozens of gunmen stormed a northern Mali town, killing one and taking six other people hostage in an attack blamed on Tuareg rebels, officials told AFP Friday. “More than 50 armed men from the Coordination for the Movements of Azawad (CMA) came Thursday to sow terror in Bintagoungou. They killed a man and took six hostages with them,” said Hama Aboubacrine, mayor of the town about 90 kilometres to the west of Timbuktu. CMA officials were not immediately available for comment on Friday, but a UN peacekeeping source in Mali also confirmed the attack.

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