In Mali, Junta Claims Victory Over 'Counter-Coup'

By QR Blog Editor 05-02-2012

From Agence France-Presse late last night:

The soldiers who staged a coup in Mali in March said they had defeated a counter-coup by foreign-backed forces loyal to the ousted president in fighting that left 14 people dead. They called the attack by paratroopers an attempt at a targeted killing of coup leader Captain Amadou Haya Sanogo, but insisted that the turmoil would not affect the rule by an interim civilian government.

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