Civilian vehicle blown up by mine in central Mali, killing 13

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 25, 2018 9:56 AM

BAMAKO (Reuters) - A civilian passenger vehicle was blown up by a mine in central Mali on Thursday, killing 13 people and wounding several others, an army spokesman said.

The vehicle had crossed the volatile border with neighboring Burkina Faso before setting off the mine, Malian army spokesman Colonel Diarran Kone said by telephone.

(Reporting by Tiemoko Diallo; Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Joe Bavier)