Amadou Toumani Toure, the leader of Mali who the army claims to have ousted, left the presidential palace in Bamako, the capital, and sought refuge in the U.S. Embassy in the city. Toure left the palace in the night, the Paris-based publication said on its website, without saying how it got the information. No one answered the phone at the U.S. Embassy in Bamako.
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Newsline: Mali President Seeks Refuge in U.S. Embassy