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Mali troops in Gao hunt for fighters

Malian troops are carrying out house-to-house searches following running battles with Islamist militants in the northern town of Gao on Sunday. ...

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Second suicide bomb attack hits Mali town of Gao

Malian troops and suspected Islamist militants are exchanging heavy gunfire on the streets of Gao in northern Mali. Security was tightened in Gao following the two suicide bombings A BBC correspondent in the town says the clashes began near the central police station but have since spread. It comes a day after a suicide bomber blew himself up near a checkpoint at a northern entrance to the town – the second such attack in two days...

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