Sunday, February 10, 2013 7:05 am
Second suicide bomber blows up in northern Mali
The Associated Press
Capt. Daouda Diarra said the most recent attack occurred Saturday at about 11 p.m. at a checkpoint in the city. Diarra said the bomber set off the explosive belt he was wearing, killing himself and injuring a Malian soldier was injured.
The explosion occurred in the same place in Gao where an earlier suicide bomber killed himself on Friday morning.
A column of French tanks stood guard at the spot Sunday morning, preventing journalists and spectators from getting close to the site.