Bodies found in mass grave near Bamako

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Bamako - Twenty-one bodies, believed to be those of soldiers close to ousted president Amadou Toumani Toure, were found overnight on Tuesday in a mass grave near the Mali capital Bamako, judicial and security officials told AFP.

"We have found 21 bodies, probably of 'red beret' soldiers, in a mass grave in Diago.

“The bodies were exhumed," a Malian justice ministry official said.

The information was confirmed by a security official. - AFP

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