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Peul ethnic militias attack Malian and international forces

While much of the attention has focused on the conflict in northern Mali, a new threat is growing in the country’s central Mopti and Segou regions. Conflicts over land and resources and abuses by security forces have pushed youth - many from the Peul ethnic group - to take up arms. In recent weeks,  new militias have launched attacks targeting Malian and international forces.
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