Five Moroccan truck drivers were held hostage and robbed by gunmen in military uniform in Mali. One of the drivers reported that the gunmen appeared to refer to each other by rank.

From Morocco World News

Moroccan Truck Drivers Robbed, Held by Armed Bandits in Mali

Armed men stopped the trucker by shooting out the tires with automatic weapons.  The five drivers were robbed at gunpoint of their merchandise, cell phones, and keys. They were then held hostage for ten hours, according to the Moroccan daily Assaba.

One driver, Mohamed Badr Kanaoui, gave an account of the incident saying the robbers were in military uniform and exchanged orders according to rank, like “okay,captain. (sic)

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