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Mali: 22 killed as Fighting Continues between Military Junta and Loyalists

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Mali, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Politics, War & Conflict

In Bamako, Bruce Whitehouse's time-stamped diary reveals heavy gun fights [1] between the military junta and loyalist soldiers on May 2. Reports confirm that administrative buildings were being evacuated [2] because of the shooting. 22 were killed and a dozen injured [3](fr) (mostly soldiers but a few civilians as well) since the fighting started two days ago.