The balance sheet of a "terrorist attack" at a military post in northeast Mali on Friday has been raised to 53, said Saturday the Minister of Communication, Yaya Sangare.
On Friday, 35 soldiers were killed in the attack on the Indelimane site, about 70 kilometers west of Menaka, near the border with Niger, according to the army, which described the incident as a terrorist .
An investigation into the attack was opened, he added.
By far, no group claimed the assault, reports NAN.
Since 2015, this country in West Africa has suffered a series of terrorist attacks that have killed more than 500 people and displaced more than 450,000 people.