Four UN peacekeepers dead, several injured following attack on military base in northern Mali

The United Nations mission in Mali said on Friday that four peacekeepers were killed and several others injured in an attack on its base in the northern town of Aguelhok. Peacekeepers repelled the attack, carried out by several “heavily armed terrorists”, a U.N. mission statement said, adding that a number of attackers were killed. Islamist… Read More Four UN peacekeepers dead, several injured following attack on military base in northern Mali

Seven killed as gunmen attack UN base in Mali

Gunmen attacked a United Nations peacekeeping base in the northern Mali city of Timbuktu on Monday, officials said, killing seven people, including five Malian security guards, a gendarme and civilian. “An attack has been launched against one of our camps in Timbuktu by unknown men with machine guns,” Radhia Achouri, a spokeswoman for the U.N.… Read More Seven killed as gunmen attack UN base in Mali