Attack on Mali's interim president Assimi Goita, attacker attempted to stab

One of two armed men attempted to stab Mali's interim president Assimi Goita with a knife in the capital Bamako on Tuesday

Attack on Mali's interim president Assimi Goita, attacker attempted to stab

One of two armed men attempted to stab Mali's interim president Assimi Goita with a knife in the capital Bamako on Tuesday.

Mali's interim president Assimi Goita was stabbed by assailants on Tuesday. During prayers at a large mosque in the capital Bamako, an AFP journalist saw one of two armed men attack President Assimi Goita  with a knife.

 

This attack on the President has been done during the Islamic festival Eid al-Adha. According to the journalist, President Goita has been taken from the scene.