Five Suicide Bombers Die in Attacks in Mali

Mali’s military says five suicide bombers were killed Friday during attacks in the north on pro-government troops.

A military spokesman tells VOA that soldiers in the town of Gossi fired on four men who ignored orders to stop while approaching a checkpoint on foot. He says explosions went off after the gunfire, injuring two Malian soldiers.

The spokesman says that separately, a man drove a car bomb into a military camp in Menaka, prompting gunfire by soldiers from Niger. The car exploded, …