Peacekeeper

French soldier and UN peacekeeper killed in weekend of attacks

Militants have killed at least four people in separate attacks in Mali over the weekend as Islamist groups step up attacks in the fragile country. A French soldier, named Fabien Jacq, died on Friday evening after being injured when his vehicle hit a mine in the northern city of Kidal on Friday afternoon, France 24 […]

Peacekeeper

UN peacekeepers and two civilians killed in attack on military convoy in Mali

Published on: 07/11/2016 – 07:46 A Togolese peacekeeper and two Malian civilians were killed in an attack on a military convoy in Mali on Sunday, capping a bloody week for foreign forces stationed there, according to a UN statement. More than 11,000 UN police and military personnel are currently serving in Mali, trying to guarantee […]