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Truck explosion in Mali kills six

A tanker exploded in Bamako, the capital of Mali, has killed six people and badly wounded 46 others on Tuesday. 

Reuters notes that there have been no immediate connections made to Islamist groups who frequently carry out violent attacks in the north and the center of Mali.

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