In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 photo, children play on the roadside near a canal where two survivors of a Sept. 8 military-led massacre were witnessed being captured by soldiers later that same night, in Kourouma, Mali. Local resident Souma Diallo saw soldiers capturing an unidentified elderly man with a beard and Moctar Bechir, a minibus driver he recognized. The whereabouts of both men remain unknown. On Sept. 8 in the central Malian village of Diabaly, 1.2 miles (2 kms) from Kourouma, Malian soldiers stopped a minibus in which at least 17 Muslim preachers were traveling to a religious conference in Bamako. Within 1½ hours of the car arriving at the checkpoint, 16 of the 17 men were dead.(AP Photo/Rukmini Callimachi)
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