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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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The death toll in a bomb blast that hit a bus in central Mali's Mopti region rose to 14, the country's security minister said, Trend reports citing Sputnik.
Trois soldats maliens tues et sept autres blesses dans une attaque perpetree mardi par des hommes armes non identifies, vers Boussouma, a une quarantaine de kilometres de Douentza, dans la region de Mopti, au centre du Mali, a-t-on appris de source securitaire, a Bamako.
The move follows warnings from the UN Children's Fund, UNICEF, that central areas of Mali, especially around Mopti, are seeing an increased level of violence, including the killing and maiming of children.
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The gravest communal crisis was of March in which 150 people of the Fulani community were killed in Mopti region.
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Jeddah, June 11 (BNA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned vehemently the attack perpetrated by an armed group, targeting the village of Sobanekou in the central Mopti region of Mali, which left 95 people dead and many others injured.
A new massacre was committed Sunday night in Sobame Da, near Sanga town in the Mopti region, "France 24" channel quoted the ministry.
Jeddah, April 29, 2019, SPA -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks perpetrated on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 April 2019 in Mali, Mopti region, and Burkina Faso, Koulpelogo province, respectively, during which about 20 people were killed and many others injured.
The Egyptian "Blue Helmet" died in the Mopti region after his vehicle struck an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
But he became the lightning rod for anger, led by influential Muslim clerics and vocalised by mass protests, over massacres in the Mopti region, an ethnic mosaic in the centre of the country.
A further 55 civilians were hurt in the attack in Ogossagou in the Mopti region.