On 27 July 2022, Islamist militants launched an attack on a military base in the Sonkolo commune, located in the Segou region. Six security personnel were killed and at least 25 more were injured in the attack. Meanwhile in Kalumba, located in the Nara region, assailants killed nine soldiers and three civilians during another attack on a military base. Militants also launched an attack in the town of Mopti the previous day; however, soldiers repelled the assault. There were no reports of casualties in the attack on Mopti.