Two Malian soldiers killed in landmine explosion

November 25, 2014 3:39 PM

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BAMAKO (Reuters) - A mine explosion hit a government minister's convoy in northern Mali on Tuesday, killing two soldiers and injuring nine others, a colonel in the Malian army said.

It was not immediately clear who was responsible. Al Qaeda-linked Islamists continue to carry out attacks despite a French-led intervention last year to drive them out of the desert north.

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