Al-Qaeda Suicide Attack on Mali Army Base
Dozens dead in car-bomb attack at camp housing government soldiers and rival armed groups in northern city of Gao.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has claimed responsibility for the attack which left 40 dead and 60 wounded, according to Al Jazeera.
In 2016, West Africa saw over 100 terrorist attacks by Al-Qaeda linked parties, most of them in Mali.
Photo: AQIM Touareg with AK47 (Magharebia, 2012)