The footage has emerged of the moment a knife wielding assailant tried to assassinate Mali interim president Assimi Goita.
The attempt was made on Tuesday inside the central Mosque in Bamako.
The knifeman was said to have taken advantage of a heavily fortified but distracted Presidential security in Mosque to launch on the Interim president
The assasin already had the knife on the president’s neck before he was overpowered. The persons were immediately arrested and are in detention.