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Mopti

(môp`tē), city (1993 pop. 75,000), central Mali, a port at the confluence of the Niger and Bani rivers. The city is built on three islets linked by dikes; one dike, 8 mi (12.9 km) long, connects the islets with the river bank. Mopti is the market center for a region where rice, cotton, peanuts, and cassava are produced and cattle are raised.

Mopti

 

a city in Mali and capital of the Mopti administrative region. Population, 34,000 (1969). Located on the right bank of the Bani River at the confluence of the Bani and Niger rivers, on three islands connected by barrages. Mopti is Mali’s largest fishing port and is an important center for the fish trade. A fish cannery and a fruit drinks enterprise are located there.

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In Mali, terrorists launched a complex attack on the positions of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Kidal resulting in the death of one peacekeeper, he said Three more Malian soldiers have recently lost their lives through a landmine in Mopti region.
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UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said the UN camp in Douentza in the Mopti region of central Mali came under attack Monday morning.
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This was quickly followed by another Ansar al-Din assault on military posts in Mopti.
Seven other peacekeepers, also from Togo, were wounded in the attack in the central Mopti region, according to the statement by the UN mission, known by the acronym MINUSMA.
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Four of the soldiers were found near Tenenkou on Tuesday and a fifth near the town of Mopti, about 75 km away on Wednesday, army spokesman Souleymane Maiga said.
Jeddah, May 31 (BNA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the deadly attack on a convoy of UN peace keepers in the central Mopti region of Mali resulting in the death of five members of the Togolese contingent and the injuring of one other.
L'Algerie a condamne hier la [beaucoup moins que] lache [beaucoup plus grand que] attaque terroriste qui a fait dimanche dernier cinq victimes parmi des casques bleus togolais de la Mission multidimensionnelle integree des Nations unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (Minusma) dans la region de Mopti (Mali), a declare le porte-parole du ministere des Affaires etrangeres, Abdelaziz Benali Cherif.
The soldiers from Togo were travelling in the Mopti region when their vehicle came under fire before hitting a landmine.