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More suicide bombs hit Mali after battle that kills 20 Islamists

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Five people, including two suicide bombers, died Friday in car bombings in northern Mali, a day after fierce urban battles between French-led forces and Islamists left up to 20 extremists dead, officials said. 

Malian soldiers fight while clashes erupted in the city of Gao on February 21, 2013. Five people, including two suicide bombers, died in car bombings in northern Mali, a day after fierce urban battles between French-led forces and Islamists left up to 20 extremists dead.

Two vehicles targeting civilians and members of the ethnic Tuareg rebel group, the MNLA, exploded near the town of Tessalit, killing three and wounding several others, a security source said. The suicide bomber drivers also died.

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