20 wounded in northern Mali rocket attack on UN base

20 wounded in northern Mali rocket attack on UN base

Twenty people were wounded on Thursday in northern Mali, including 18 UN peacekeepers, in a rocket attack on a military base for UN, French and Malian forces, a UN spokesman said.

Six peacekeepers were seriously wounded in the attack on the base in the town of Tessalit in the Kidal region, spokesman Olivier Salgado told Reuters.

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