UN Says Three Peacekeepers Killed In Mali Attack – Newspot


Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa.
Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa.

 

Three Ivorian peacekeepers from the UN’s mission in Mali were killed on Wednesday during an attack on a convoy near the central city of Timbuktu, a UN source said on condition of anonymity.

A Malian military official, who declined to be named, confirmed the death toll.

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Earlier on Wednesday, United Nations spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said in New York that one peacekeeper had died in the attack, with another seven wounded.



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