Mali: Growing Trend of Violence Against UN Peacekeepers

On 2 October 2021, a United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) peacekeeper died and four others were seriously injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in Tessalit, Kidal region. Strongly condemning the incident, Mr El-Ghassim Wane, Read More …

Mali: One UN Peacekeeper Killed, Four Wounded In IED Explosion Near Tessalit, Kidal

One U.N. peacekeeper was killed and four more were severely wounded when their convoy hit an improvised explosive device in northern Mali on Saturday, the U.N. force in Mali said. The bloodshed near the town of Tessalit followed the killing Read More …

Mali: 15 soldiers killed, several wounded in ambush in Mopti province

Fifteen Malian soldiers were killed and 10 others wounded when a booby trapped vehicle exploded Thursday in Mali’s central Mopti region, the Defense Ministry said. “The convoy of the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) leaving Douentza for Boni was the target Read More …

UN says five peacekeepers injured in attack in northern Mali

Five U.N. peacekeepers were injured in an attack using an improvised explosive device in Mali’s restive north Monday, the United Nations said. U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said a quick reaction force was immediately sent to the site in Aguelhok Read More …

Mali: Explosive device injures seven UN peacekeepers in Mopti Region

Seven UN peacekeepers were injured on Friday when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in central Mali, the United Nations peacekeeping mission announced. The device exploded beneath the vehicle which was travelling near Diallo, in the central Mopti region, Read More …