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United Nations says one UN peacekeeper killed, seven injured in attack in Mali

United Nations says one UN peacekeeper killed, seven injured in attack in Mali
U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the troubled West African nation secured the area in Timbuktu, evacuated the casualties and launched an investigation into the attack.

United Nations says one UN peacekeeper killed, seven injured in attack in Mali UNITED NATIONS — Assailants attacked a U.peacekeeper and injuring seven others, the United Nations said.mission in Mali and discussing the current fragile situation.peacekeeping mission has been in Mali since 2013, after Islamic extremists took control of major towns in the north.

peacekeeping mission in the troubled West African nation secured the area in Timbuktu, evacuated the casualties and launched an investigation into the attack.Under international pressure, the junta appointed a civilian-led government to lead the country through an 18-month transition period to new elections.

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