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Malian soldiers arrested Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra at his home late Monday, acting on the orders of ex-coup leader Amadou Sanogo, a member of the premier's entourage told AFP. 

Malian soldiers arrested Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra, pictured earlier this year, at his home late Monday, a member of his entourage told AFP, adding that the action had been ordered by ex-coup leader Amadou Sanogo

"The prime minister was arrested by about 20 soldiers who came from Kati" a military barracks outside Bamako and headquarters of the former putschists, said the source, who witnessed the arrest.

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