Mali massacre underlines tensions between ethnic militias

Mali massacre underlines tensions between ethnic militias

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No less than 95 individuals are lifeless following the newest bloodbath in central Mali blamed on tensions between ethnic militias.

The nation's inside safety ministry spokesman Amadou Sangho stated the assault passed off in a single day in an ethnic Dogon village.

One other 19 individuals have been lacking.

There was no quick declare of duty for the bloodshed within the village of Sobane.

It comes amid rising tensions between ethnic Dogons and ethnic Peuhls, who had threatened reprisal assaults following a bloodbath earlier this yr.

An ethnic Dogon militia was blamed for that assault on the Peuhl village of Ogossagou that killed greater than 150 individuals in March.

The violence is exacerbated by the presence of Islamic extremists within the space.