Senegal: Army targets rebel hideouts in Casamance region

The offensive was prompted by the murder of 14 villagers in a suspected illegal-timber-trafficking dispute last week, but the rebels are denying responsibility for the massacre.


    Senegal's military is continuing to target rebel hideouts in the south of the country.

    They're looking for the killers of 14 villagers who died in a massacre in the southern region of Casamance last week.

    So far it's unclear who exactly was responsible, but a dispute over illegal timber trafficking is believed to be behind the deaths.


    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Dakar.


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