Mali: Drei Menschen sterben bei Landminenexplosion


Die Zivilisten waren in der Region Kidal mit dem Auto unterwegs. Bei dem Versuch sie zu retten, wurden zwei UN Friedenswächter verletzt. (auf Englisch)


Kampfmittelräumung in Mali © J-J. Bernard / Handicap International

(27.10.2015)

No fewer than three civilians died on Tuesday in northern Mali when their vehicle hit a landmine, a military source said.

The source said that a second mine explosion also injured two UN peacekeepers who tried to the rescue the civilians.

Meanwhile, a statement by the UN mission in Mali had condemned the attack , noting that the incidents occurred in the vicinity of a UN base at Tessalit in the region of Kidal.

The explosions were the latest violence around Kidal, a stronghold of the separatist coordination of Azawad Movements, dominated by ethnic Tuaregs.

Weiterlesen auf: leadership.ng/news/470100/landmines-kill-3-injure-scores-in-mali

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