Three Malian soldiers killed in landmine blast

Mali's north fell under the control of Tuareg-led rebels and rebel groups linked to Al-Qaeda in 2012. 

Three Malian soldiers killed in landmine blast

World Bulletin / News Desk

Three Malian soldiers died Sunday and a fourth was seriously injured when their vehicle hit a landmine in the troubled north, the army said.

The incident happened near Gossi, the army said, adding that the soldiers were escorting troops headed for Gao, the main city in the sprawling desert north.

Although they were largely ousted by a French-led military operation in January 2013, implementation of the peace accord has been piecemeal with insurgents still active across large parts of the region.

There have been regular attacks in the north. 

 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 23 Ocak 2017, 09:46
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