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United Nations 1 Chadian peacekeeper dead in northern Mali

Sep 15, 2014    

Bamako, Mali A UN military vehicle struck a land mine on Sunday in the volatile Kidal region of northern Mali, killing a Chadian soldier and wounding four other peacekeepers, a spokesman for the UN mission in the West African country said.Spokesman Olivier Salgado told The Associated Press that the land mine was triggered in the vicinity of Aguel'hoc.The region has been the scene of earlier mine explosions, including one that killed four UN peacekeepers and wounded 14 others earlier this month.There was no immediately claim of responsibility for Sunday's explosion but previous mines have been ...

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