3 Dead in Rocket Attack on UN Base in North Mali

November 28, 2015 9:37 PM

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3 Dead in Rocket Attack on UN Base in North Mali

Bamako: Two UN peacekeepers and a contractor died in a rocket attack Saturday on a UN base in northeast Mali claimed by the jihadist Ansar Dine group, a week after a deadly siege at a Bamako hotel shocked the country.

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA) said in a statement that the pre-dawn attack on the camp in Kidal also left some 20 people injured, four of them seriously.

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