The Acting President of Mali, the Colonel Assimi Goita, suffered this Tuesday a tried from attack on the Great mosque from bamako by hunknown namesPolice sources told Efe.

One of the aggressors I know pounced with a knife on Goita, without success its objective, and could be reduced by the bodyguards of the president.

The presence from Goita on the Great mosque era expected for being the place to which he head of state attends for the prayer from Feast of the Sacrifice, the most important of the Muslim calendar, which is celebrated today in Mali.

When the Magnet from Great Mezquita, as the highest religious authority, directed to the exit in order to behead symbolically the first ram, they had place the facts, taking advantage of the fact that everyone was moving at that moment.

Nothing more occur the tried from aggression the bodyguards evacuated al president to a safe placewithout appearing to have been damaged.

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There’s a second attacker identified, but i know ignore for the moment his whereabouts.

See dcome out if he attack have political motivations or is it due to discrepancies Come in military, given the convulsed moment that lives Mali, cThere are two coups in a year, both led by Goita himself, 37, and a group of related soldiers.

At the moment, Goita is president from transition during a period of 18 months what expire the next February, after the compromises reached between the coup plotters and the Community of West African States (ECOWAS), to which Mali belongs.

When he starred in the second coup last May, Goita promised to respect the term of the transitional government and hand over power to civilians.

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