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Gunmen attack western Mali town

Unidentified gunmen attacked a western Mali town close to the border of Mauritania on Saturday before they were repelled by the military, an army spokesman said.

The armed attack took place in Nara, a Mali town near the Mauritanian border.

Army spokesman Souleymane Maiga said troops repelled the attackers who
once took shelter in a mosque.

He did not disclose the number of casualty and origin of the

The attack came after Tuareg rebels in the northern region signed a peace agreement with the government earlier this month.

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