Control of the situation in Kati by FAMa.
The FAMa command announced on July 22 that the situation was under control in Kati, according to local sources. To secure the area, the FAMa deployed on several strategic axes in Bamako. It concluded that the latest attack on Kati was indeed an incursion by JNIM and AQIM with rocket fire and suicide attacks. The attack on the morning of July 22 resulted in one FAMa death and five wounded; one civilian was also injured. On the terrorist side, 7 were killed and 8 were arrested.
Statement by the Ivorian President for the presence of his soldiers in Mali
Regarding the 49 soldiers arrested in Mali, Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara said at a press briefing in Pretoria that “Ivory Coast has no intention of destabilizing Mali.
Wagner's military strike in Timbuktu.
|According to several sources, mercenaries from the Russian group Wagner deployed in Timbuktu and Sevaré have been refusing to leave their camp and patrol alongside the Malian Armed Forces for the past ten days|
JNIM attack on a base in Bamako.
The JNIM group, affiliated with the terrorist organization Alqaeda, claimed responsibility for the July 23 attack on Mali’s main military base near Bamako. The attack left one terrorist dead and six injured.
VDP kills 3 terrorists
A VDP killed three terrorists in his field before being shot (Sourou province). He had time to grab his weapon and shoot at least three terrorists before he was killed when he ran out of ammunition.
The turning of the Macina Katiba against the FAMa and the Russians
After flattering the record of his fighters since the deployment of the Russians in Mali and the response to the Murah operation. The leader of the macina katiba had urged his fighters to attack the FAMa and the russians.
Attack on the National Guard camp of Sevare
|On july 24, terrorists attack on the National Guard camp in Sevaré: One assailant killed, several items recovered|
Katiba Macina claims Kati attack
According to AFP, the Kati attack involved one Burkinabe among the two suicide bombers. This statement comes from a statement of claim by the Macina Katiba authenticated by the American NGO SITE, which specializes in monitoring the GAT. One soldier was killed in the attack, seven assailants were killed, and eight were arrested.
ISWAP kidnaps passengers to use as slaves
|A video circulating on social networks on July 24 shows terrorists belonging to ISWAP kidnapping 60 passengers who were aboard the Abuja-Kaduna train in Nigeria. They threatened them after raping them to sell them as slaves as they had done earlier with the Chibok girls.|