Food crisis worsens in Mali's Timbuktu

Turmoil in country's northern region making it difficult to manage severe food shortage.

    The turmoil in northern Mali's Timbuktu region is making it difficult to manage a severe food shortage.

    Al Qaeda-affiliated fighters have declared an independent Islamic State in the area.

    Many residents have moved to refugee camps leaving the poorest to fend for themselves.

    Al Jazeera's May Welsh reports from Timbuktu.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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