Some 40 Tuaregs - mostly young men - have been killed in Mali. Pictured is a Malian army patrol in Gao, Northern Mali, in November 2013. Photo: AP

Suspected jihadists ‘killed 40 people in Mali in attempt to spark ethnic war between Tuaregs and Fulani’

Jihadist groups have proved adept at exploiting local tensions between ethnic groups like the Tuaregs and Fulani to sow discord

Topic |   Islamic militancy

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Some 40 Tuaregs - mostly young men - have been killed in Mali. Pictured is a Malian army patrol in Gao, Northern Mali, in November 2013. Photo: AP
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