Soumaïla Cissé, leader of the Malian opposition, former hostage in the hands of the jihadists, freed on October 8 with the Frenchwoman…

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Malian opposition leader Soumaïla Cissé died of Covid-19

Soumaïla Cissé, leader of the Malian opposition, former hostage in the hands of the jihadists, freed on October 8 with the Frenchwoman Sophie Pétronin, died in Paris, from Covid-19. This information was confirmed by several members of his party, the URD.

 Soumaila Cissé, chef de l’opposition parlementaire de l’Union pour la république et la démocratie (photo d'illustration) Michele CATTANI / AFP

Soumaila Cissé, leader of the parliamentary opposition of the Union for the Republic and Democracy (photo illustration) Michele CATTANI / AFP

Priscilla Wolmer
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