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UN blue helmets and Malian forces targeted in ‘cowardly’ terrorist attacks
Two peacekeepers and one civilian were seriously injured; the vehicle, part of an escort of a logistics convoy, was damaged
The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali today strongly condemned the “cowardly” attacks that took place against its personnel as well as members of the national armed forces, and voiced deep concern at ongoing insecurity in the northern and central parts of the country. Early this morning, a vehicle belonging to the peacekeeping mission (MINUSMA) struck an improvised explosive device or mine about 30 kilometres south of Tessalit in the Kidal region, according to a news release issued by the mission. Two peacekeepers and one civilian were seriously injured; the vehicle, part of an escort of a… Read more
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United Nations (UN)