The attack took arena on early Thursday, with the media within the beginning reporting two fatalities.
“The FAM positions were attacked in Gao. The number of victims is rising. The attack left 30 FAM servicemen tiring and 5 more injured”, the navy talked about in a commentary on its Facebook online page.
In January, 20 squaddies were killed in an attack on Malian security forces within the Sokolo protection power camp, located within the centre of the country, the govt. talked about as quoted by local media.
The project in Mali was destabilized in 2012 when Tuareg militants seized substantial territories within the northern half of the country. The battle further escalated as a results of the actions of Islamists, forces exact to worn Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi as well as French interference.
Even though tensions beget severely de-escalated since then, sporadic clashes beget taken arena.