BAMAKO, Mali | Al-Qaida-linked jihadists attack UN base in North Mali

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BAMAKO, Mali —Jan 20, 2019—Al-Qaida-linked jihadists attacked a United Nations peacekeeping base in Aguelhoc in northern Mali’s Kidal region, killing at least eight peackeepers, the U.N. mission in Mali said Sunday.

“The current toll is 8 blue helmets killed and several injured. The peacekeepers managed to neutralize some attackers and a prosecution was initiated against those who fled,”said Myriam Dessables, spokeswoman for U.N mission in Mali.

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