Two Chadian soldiers, civilian killed in Mali bombing: army source

Two Chadian soldiers and a civilian were killed when suicide bombers attacked military positions in northern Mali on Wednesday, an army source from the troubled west African nation told AFP.

"Jihadists attacked the positions of the Chadian army in Tessalit with heavy arms and car bombs. Two Chadian troops have been killed. The four suicide bombers were also killed on the spot and a civilian also died," the source told AFP.