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Fulani: Dozo Militia and Members

fulani: Other residents confirmed the attack, according to CTV. The violence comes days before Mali's runoff presidential election on Sunday. Idrissa Bamoye Maiga, a resident in Sofara, said Friday that a number of Fulani people came to the local market to sell their cattle on Tuesday and were gunned down by members of the Dozo militia. The region faces deadly communal clashes along ethnic lines amid suspicions of villagers being recruited by extremist groups. The Dogon and Bambara communities, whose members make up the Dozo militia, accuse the Fulani of being extremist members or sympathizers. Many from the majority Fulani community have been targeted. ( As reported in the news.