World On voting day, a cry from Timbuktu: 'We want peace' (+video)

The ancient city saw high turnout in the months after war and coup. Some voters not on the list are going back to the desert where they have 'only the wind.'

By , Correspondent

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The citizens of Timbuktu turned out in high numbers Sunday for the first election since their ancient city was trashed by radical Islamists last year.