UN peacekeeper killed, four injured in northern Mali attack

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One peacekeeper was killed and four others suffered serious injuries in a targeted attack in Mali, the United Nations announced on Friday.

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In a tweet, the organization said one of their patrol cars near the town of Ber in northern Mali was involved in a “complex attack.”

The UN explained that the patrol came across an “improvised explosive device” followed by a hail of bullets.

The peacekeeper who was killed has not been identified.

The UN said it will release more information about this incident.



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