Gunmen kill 53 soldiers and a civilian in a mass shooting in Ménaka Region, Mali.
A court in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, sentences four Malian men to life imprisonment for inciting an Islamist mass shooting that killed 19 people and injured 33 others at a beach resort in Grand-Bassam in 2016.
France formally ends its military intervention in Mali after withdrawing its last remaining troops from a military base in Gao. The base was handed over to Malian Armed Forces before the French forces crossed into neighbouring Niger.
Two French Army personnel are killed when their armoured personnel carrier hit a roadside bomb in Ménaka, Mali. It is the second attack in the past few days that targeted French military personnel, the first being the December 28 JNIM-claimed bombing that killed three French military personnel.
Mali's government says jihadist militant attacks on military (FAMA) posts in Mondoro and Boulkessi, in the central Mopti Region, killed 41 troops and left 60 others missing, possibly captured, while also inflicting heavy equipment losses.