Armed group attacks UN base in NW Mali

Recent months have seen sporadic militant attacks on UN peacekeepers and Malian army personnel

Armed group attacks UN base in NW Mali

World Bulletin / News Desk

Unidentified gunmen ambushed a United Nations base in Timbuktu in northwestern Mali on Friday, local sources said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties, but eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency they saw a number of bodies near the scene.

Earlier on Friday, a loud explosion, believed to be a car bomb, was heard near a checkpoint in the city, which is controlled by UN troops and the Malian army.

Recent months have seen sporadic militant attacks on UN peacekeepers and Malian army personnel.

 

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