Two UN soldiers killed in Mali attack: UN

BAMAKO: Two United Nations peacekeepers were killed and some 30 wounded Friday when suspected attacked their base at Kidal in restive northeastern Mali, UN sources said.

“Our camp at Kidal was attacked by terrorists early Friday morning. We fought back but two peacekeepers were killed and 30 others injured,” a source from the UN’s MINUSMA peacekeeping mission told AFP.

A Guinean member of the UN force told AFP the dead soldiers were from his country’s contingent.