United Nations Spokesman Says Two Peacekeepers Were Killed in Mali on Friday

UN peacekeepers patrol in Kidal, Mali, July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Adama Diarra
UN peacekeepers patrol in Kidal, Mali, July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Adama Diarra

UNITED NATIONS, June 3 (Reuters) – Two United Nations peacekeepers were killed in Mali on Friday and two more injured when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.

“This is the sixth incident in which a U.N. peacekeeping convoy was hit since May 22,” Dujarric said.

One U.N. peacekeeper was killed and three more injured in an attack in Mali on Wednesday.

Reporting by Michelle Nichols

Source: Reuters