15 UN peacekeepers wounded in northern Mali attack

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15 Un Peacekeepers Wounded In Northern Mali Attack
The UN Mission in Mali was established by the Security Council in April 2013 to support political processes in the country. Photo: Getty Images
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Some 15 UN peacekeepers, including several from Germany, were wounded in northern Mali on Friday in an attack on their camp involving a vehicle-borne explosive, the UN mission in Mali and the German military said.

The attack targeted a temporary base set up by the peacekeepers near the village of Ichagara in northern Gao region, where Islamist insurgents linked to Al Qaeda and Islamic State are active. - Reuters

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