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2 U.N. Peacekeepers Die In IED Blast

July 06 2022


At least two U.N. peacekeepers have been killed in a roadside bombing in northeastern Mali, reports the United Nations.

On Tuesday, a U.N. armored vehicle traveling with a logistics convoy hit a mine on the road between Tessalit and Gao, killing two and injuring five, said the spokesman for the U.N. secretary-general.

The peacekeepers who were killed were from Egypt, according to the Irish Mission to the U.N.

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