Islamists blow up bridge in north Mali: Official

Armed Islamic extremists today blew up a small bridge south of Mali`s largest northern town of Gao, wounding two civilians, police and local government sources said.

Updated: Oct 08, 2013, 17:25 PM IST

Bamako: Armed Islamic extremists today blew up a small bridge south of Mali`s largest northern town of Gao, wounding two civilians, police and local government sources said.
"Early this Tuesday, Islamists dynamited one of two small bridges near ... Bentia, about 50 kilometres from the frontier with Niger, leaving two civilians wounded," said Ibrahim Cisse, a local councillor for the Gao region. A police source confirmed the report.
AFP