Mali militants attack bases disguised as UN peacekeepers

Mali militants attack bases disguised as UN peacekeepers
 

A rocket and car bomb attack on French and UN soldiers in Mali has left one person dead and many others injured.
Militants disguised as UN peacekeepers - in distinctive blue helmets and driving a vehicle marked with the UN logo - struck two bases near the airport in Timbuktu.
The UN mission confirmed one of its peacekeepers had been killed.
More than a dozen others, including many French soldiers, were wounded, according to the government.
In a statement, the security ministry said the attack involved dozens of rockets fired by militants "wearing blue helmets". Two vehicles were... read more

 
15 April 2018 in World News, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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