Fear returns to Mali amid clashes


The military presence has been beefed up in the northern Malian town of Gao following two suicide bomb attacks last week and heavy fighting against Jihadi fighters.

Government troops continue to search houses for explosives or weapons left behind by the Islamist militants who have melted away in the surrounding area.

The BBC's West Africa correspondent Thomas Fessy reports from Gao.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.