ICRC calls for calm as tensions remain high in Mali

  • 09 Avril 2019

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    The situation in the Malian village of Ogossagou, in which more than 161 people were killed last month, remains tense according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

    It says the village remains divided between the Dogon and Peul tribes.
    It noted that the tragedy that occurred in Ogossagou is extremely worrying and highlights the deteriorating security situation and growing communal tensions in central Mali
    Meanwhile, the ICRC has called on all parties to show restraint, safeguard the civilian population and facilitate humanitarian organizations’ access to the region.
    Françoise Lambert, a spokesman for the ICRC, spoke to WADR’s Adolphus Mawolo.