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Car bomb explosion wounds 13 UN peacekeepers in northern Mali

A car bomb explosion in northern Mali wounded at least 13 UN peacekeepers, UN and the German government said. The UN’s peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said on Twitter on Friday that the wounded soldiers were evacuated following the incident earlier in the day that targeted a temporary base near Tarkint in the northeastern region […]

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Mali: Armed attackers raid military post, kill 33 soldiers

At least 33 Malian soldiers died and 14 others were wounded in an attack on a military post in the country’s violence-hit northeastern region of Gao, according to the army. Some 100 assailants on pick-up trucks and motorbikes launched the attack in the town of Tessit, located 60km southeast of Ansongo, near Mali’s border with […]