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Mali unrest: President, Prime Minister arrested by rebel soldiers

He added that the pair had been “arrested” at Keita’s residence in the capital Bamako.

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Disturbing reports claim that Mali Prime Minister Boubou Cisse and President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita were arrested by some rebel soldiers on Tuesday, August 18.

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The leader of the soldiers informed journalists on Tuesday that Cisse and Keita are with them in Bamako, Mali’s capital, Reuters reports.

Confirming the development, a military official who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that the duo were in an armoured vehicle bound for Kati.

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