In Mali, at least fifteen militants have been killed in an operation by the army in Mopti region. Malian army said today that one soldier was killed and two others injured in the operation.
In a statement, army said that weapons recovered from the terrorists and their motorbikes destroyed during the operation in Tina forest on Friday.
Mali has seen a resurgence of violence in recent weeks. Last Sunday, a UN base in the historic city of Timbuktu was attacked by rocket fire and car bombs, killing one UN peacekeeper and wounding seven others.