Unknown gunmen shoot dead 5 people in central Mali

Representative image
Representative image

Bamako [Mali] May 30 (ANI/Sputnik): Five people were killed in an attack by unknown assailants on a security checkpoint in central Mali, a military source told Sputnik on Sunday.

According to the source, a group of armed men opened fire randomly at the checkpoint, killing a police officer and four civilians.

Mali, a state located in the African Sahel region, infamous for terrorist activities and related insecurity, is regularly rocked by jihadist attacks, killings, and abductions. (ANI/Sputnik)