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Civilians flee as jihadists advance in northeast Mali
By Amaury HAUCHARD
Niamey, Nov 25, 2022 (AFP) - Jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group are advancing in northeastern Mali, prompting terrified citizens to flee their homes, sources there say.
The Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) launched an offensive in the Gao and Menaka regions in March, triggering heavy fighting with local armed groups and rival jihadists.
"If nothing is ...