WHO official kidnapped in eastern Mali

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 WHO representative kidnapped in eastern Mali

In the east of Mali, unknown persons abducted a doctor working for the World Health Organization.

This was reported to the WHO on Tuesday, January 24.

In particular, Dr. Mahamad Diawara was abducted. It is specified that unknown people pulled him out of the car on Monday in the city of Menaka and took him away in an unknown direction. Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist groups operate in the area and ISIS. According to the WHO, the attackers, among other things, attacked the doctor's driver, but left him where he was.

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