4 killed as convoy ambushed in central Mali, army says

October 13, 2016 5:23 PM

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BAMAKO, Mali – A Mali army spokesman says four soldiers have been killed and nine wounded when armed men attacked a convoy in the central Segou region.

Col. Abdoulaye Sidibe said an army vehicle hit a land mine Thursday, and assailants then shot at the convoy traveling between Diabaly and Nampala. He said three of nine wounded soldiers are in serious condition.

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