the UN spokesperson in Mali called söndagsmorgonens attacks against Aguelhok base near the border with Algeria as a ”cowardly attack” and called for ”a robust response”.
– the united nations peacekeeping force in Mali – activities, told AFP that at least eight chadian soldiers were killed in the bombing. The figure is still preliminary.
Several of the attackers should also have been killed. They arrived in a number of armed vehicles.
the Same time was subjected to a terrorist attack in april of last year. Then killed two peacekeeping soldiers, while several others were injured.
2012 in the wake of the collapse in Libya. A large part of the islamist fighters had been trained in the libyan dictator Khaddafis army.
the Year after was pushed the islamists back by the French military. Then was established a UN peacekeeping force of 13.000 in Mali.
A peace agreement was concluded in 2015, but has not prevented continued attacks from members of islamistmilisen. Attacks have also been carried out in neighbouring countries.
France and the united states criticise the government in Bamako of failing to curb violence.
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