Dead on attack on UN-based Mali

Dead on attack on UN-based Mali

World April 14, 2018 23:51

timbook - In an attack on a base of French and UN forces in Timbuktu, a blue helmet was killed on Saturday. The attackers fired dozens of mortar grenades on the base and detonated two cars with explosives. They were close to approaching because they disguised themselves as UN soldiers.

According to the Malian government, ten French soldiers were also injured, but the UN mission Minusma could not confirm this. On Twitter spoke the mission of 'a major complex attack. 'The nationality of the killed blue helmet is not known.

Last month the UN said that since 2013, 162 soldiers have died in Mali. Minusma is the deadliest peace operation ever. At the end of February, four blue helmets from Bangladesh were killed when a bomb exploded near their vehicle.

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