June 14, 2020 / 10:37 AM / a month ago

U.N. says two peacekeepers killed in an attack on a convoy in Mali

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Two peacekeepers with United Nations (UN) forces in Mali were killed on Saturday in an attack on their convoy in the north of the west African nation, the U.N. mission in Mali said on Sunday.

The logistics convoy was on a halt on the Tessalit - Gao road when unidentified armed individuals attacked it, and killed two peacekeepers, Mahamat Saleh Annadif, U.N. mission chief in Mali, said in a statement.

Reporting by Tiemoko Diallo; Writing by Bate Felix; Editing by Mark Potter

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