Unarmed Menaka Initiative.
On June 17, 2022, the Ménaka initiative without weapons was re-launched. In the presence of the signatory groups, the FAMa com-zone
forbade the movement of any man with a weapon who was not a member of the FaMa personnel
Attack on the Somlamisguima gold panning site.
On June 18, 2022, armed men stormed the Somlamisguima gold mining site in the commune of Nasseré.
Thirteen civilians were reportedly killed.
The army carried out air strikes in the area afterwards, with the outcome unknown.
Aggression of the villagers of Zoura.
On June 18, 2022, armed men attacked the village of Zoura, the inhabitants fled and the cattle were stolen.
Attack of the forestry post of Founzan.
On June 18, 2022, armed men attacked the Founzan forestry post.
Wagner's mercenaries strike.
On June 19, 2022, members of the Wagner company went on strike in the cities of Timbuktu and Sevaré because they would no longer be paid.
Execution of civilians.
On June 19, 2022, about 20 civilians were executed in the area of Iminas.
One peacekeeper killed in an IED explosion.
On June 19, 2022, a MINUSMA peacekeeper was killed by an IED explosion while on patrol in the Kidal area.
On June 19, 2022, members of the Wagner Society began patrolling Menaka.
Sabotage of the telephone antennas of Bam.
On June 19, 2022, armed men sabotaged telephone antennas in the Bam region and ordered the villagers of Nassere and Bilga to leave.
Massacre of 130 civilians.
|On June 19, 2022, 132 civilians were killed by fighters of the Macina Katiba in the Bankass cercle.|
Blasting of several bridges on the Kongoussi - Djibo axis.
On June 20, 2022, several bridges were blown up on the Kongoussi-Djibo axis, making traffic and supplies to the Soum impossible. Sabotage of the bridges is the new war strategy of the armed men, in their plan to isolate Djibo.