Mali: Gunmen Kill 37 Civilians Amid Mounting Ethnic Tensions

HeadlineJan 03, 2019

In Mali, government officials have deployed armed forces after reporting that 37 civilians were killed Tuesday by gunmen in central Mali. The victims of the attack are members of the Fulani community. Violence and tension between nomadic Fulani herders and Dogon farmers has been on the increase, reportedly sparked by land disputes. The Dogon have also accused the Fulani of ties to extremist groups.

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