Three UN peacekeepers shot and killed in Mali

In Mali, the attack on the UN compound killed three peacekeepers. About it reports Reuters.

The dead were soldiers of the army of Guinea. The circumstances of the incident are not reported: it is only known that on Thursday, 8 June, the base was subjected to mortar shelling, injuring five people. The next day at the gate of a fortified camp was shot by the patrol.

Over the past few months the victims of attacks by militants in Mali were more than 100 peacekeepers. As a rule, they attack the living in the desert tribes, among whom the strong influence of “al-Qaeda”.

In January 2017, the terrorists attacked a military base in the city of Gao in Northern Mali, killing 77 people. Responsibility for the attack claimed by the group “al-Murabitun” associated with “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia).