At least two Malian soldiers were killed in a landmine explosion in the central part of the West African country, the army said late Tuesday.

”A FAMa [Malian Armed Forces] vehicle jumped on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, on an improvised explosive device between Baye and Pissa, Mopti region in the Central part of the country,” the army said in a statement.

”Two FAMa personnel died there. Three others were injured. The vehicle was damaged,” it added.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Several terror groups are active in northern Mali, where French, Malian and UN peacekeepers

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