Three dead in rocket attack on UN base in north Mali: UN sources

AFP
Published Nov 28, 2015, 8:56 pm IST
Updated Mar 26, 2019, 10:38 pm IST
Another UN source said 14 others were injured in the attack
UN peacekeepers stand guard (Photo: AFP)
 UN peacekeepers stand guard (Photo: AFP)

Bamako: Two UN peacekeepers and a civilian were killed in a rocket attack Saturday on a UN base in the northeastern Malian city of Kidal, UN sources said.

"Our camp in Kidal was attacked early this morning by terrorists using rockets," said an official from the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA), adding that two Guinean UN peacekeepers and a civilian contractor were killed. A local official confirmed the report.

 

Another UN source said 14 others were injured in the attack.

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