3 Killed, 6 Hurt in Attack on Malian Military Near Timbuktu

June 29, 2016 10:49 PM

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The Malian military says a convoy came under attack not far from the town of Timbuktu in the country's volatile north.

Lt. Col. Diarran Kone, an adviser to the Malian Defense Ministry, confirmed the attack Wednesday. Security officials in Timbuktu said three soldiers were killed and six others wounded.

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