Mali gunman kills 3 at aid distribution point

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Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 12:00 am

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A suspected jihadist opened fire on a crowd at an aid distribution point in a north Malian village, killing three civilians, a local official said.

However, at least one local jihadist leader said the suspect was not a member of the radical groups who ruled the region for nearly 10 months until a French-led military operation was launched in January to oust them from power.

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