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Mali arrest senior jihadist linked to military base attack | Africanews

Mali arrest senior jihadist linked to military base attack | Africanews

Malian special forces have arrested a top commander of the Ansar Dine jihadist group responsible for several attacks in the northern parts of the country.

According to an army spokesman, security forces arrested Ansar Dine regional commander Mahmoud Barry, also known as “Abou Yehiya,” as he was traveling near a government military base that came under attack last week on Tuesday.

Source: Mali arrest senior jihadist linked to military base attack | Africanews