Mali leader sacks generals, disbands vigilantes after massacre

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita attends a news conference after his working lunch with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany February 8, 2019. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita sacked and replaced two generals and disbanded an anti-jihadi vigilante group on Sunday, a day after gunmen massacred 134 Fulani herders in the country’s troubled central region. The ethnic bloodshed took place less than a week after a deadly assault by jihadists on an army post killed […]

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