3 UN peacekeepers wounded by land mine in Mali

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Bamako, Mali (AP) A spokesman for the UN mission in Mali says three of its peacekeepers have been wounded in the country’s far north.

Spokesman Olivier Salgado said a U.N. vehicle hit a land mine Tuesday morning near the peacekeepers’ base in Kidal. He said they were lightly wounded and being taken to Gao for medical treatment.

Kidal is home to a separatist rebellion by ethnic Tuaregs and al-Qaida-linked militants are also active in the area…


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