Mali president says wreckage of Air Algerie flight spotted in north

Reuters

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said on Thursday that the wreckage of a missing Air Algerie flight had been spotted in his country's desert north.

"I have just been informed that the wreckage has been found between Aguelhoc and Kidal," Keita said during a meeting of political, religious and civil society leaders in Bamako. He did not give any more details.

(Reporting by Adama Diarra; Writing by David Lewis; Editing by Daniel Flynn and Robin Pomeroy)

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