Gunmen Kill Two in Attack on Mali Camping Resort


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French soldiers near a United Nations vehicle after gunmen stormed Le Campement Kangaba, about seven miles outside the capital, Bamako, on Sunday.

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DAKAR, Senegal — Four gunmen stormed a camping resort outside Mali’s capital on Sunday, killing two people before escaping in a shootout with soldiers from an antiterrorism unit, a security ministry official said.

The resort, known as Le Campement Kangaba, is about seven miles from the capital, Bamako, and is a popular weekend getaway for local residents and tourists to camp, swim and eat.

One civilian and one soldier were wounded in the attack on Sunday afternoon, according to the official, Amadou Sangho, head of communications for the Security Ministry. One of the attackers was wounded and managed to escape…



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