"Intento de asesinato" fallido contra el coronel Assimi Goïta

Colonel Assimi Goïta, transitional president in Mali, was the target of a stabbing attack on Tuesday (July 20) during the Eid el-Kebir celebrations at the Grand Mosque in Bamako.

Former leader of a special forces battalion, Colonel Goïta, author of two putschs in less than a year, including the one who overthrew President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta on August 18, 2020, reelected two years previously, has not been traveling for nine months never without his men, hooded and armed with assault rifles.

The transitional president in Mali, Colonel Assimi Goïta, claimed to have emerged unscathed from an attempted stabbing attack on Tuesday, July 20, in the Great Mosque of Bamako, during the celebrations of the Muslim feast of sacrifice, Eid al-Kebir. The presidency said the assailant was overpowered by security officers and the investigation of the incident ...

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