Nineteen Malian soldiers are killed in an attack on an army camp. No group has claimed responsibility.
Four Malian troops are killed and 12 others wounded when their anti-poaching convoy is ambushed in Mopti. Islamist insurgents are suspected to be behind the attack and reinforcements are sent to the area from Konna.
ECOWAS demands the release of Malian opposition leader Soumaila Cissé, who was kidnapped in March just days before a disputed election, asks 31 elected MPs whose results were disputed to resign, and requests an urgent inquiry into protesters' deaths on 10–12 July. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta is given ten days to respond to the bloc's proposals or face sanctions.
The government orders an inquiry into the killing of 43 civilians in two villages in Mopti. Human rights groups accused the Malian Armed Forces of being responsible for the killings, in a volatile part of the country that has seen a resurgence of insurgent attacks.