At least three killed, peacekeepers injured in Mali suicide attack: U.N.

April 15, 2015 3:50 PM

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BAMAKO (Reuters) - At least three civilians were killed and nine United Nations peacekeepers seriously injured in a suicide attack on Wednesday at a U.N. base in town of Ansongo in northern Mali, a spokesman for the peacekeeping mission said.

"A vehicle tried to penetrate the camp and there was an explosion," Olivier Salgado told Reuters by telephone from the capital Bamako. He said the casualty figure was provisional as the wounded were still being evacuated.

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