Attack in North Mali Kills 3 Peacekeepers

Sunday 1439/1/4 - 2017/09/24
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Timbuktu, Muharram 4, 1439, Sep 24, 2017, SPA -- The U.N. mission in Mali says three peacekeepers have been killed and five others wounded in an attack on a convoy.
The mission said Sunday's attack took place around 7 a.m. (0700 GMT; 3 a.m. EDT). A U.N. official says that the convoy hit a land mine about 45 kilometers (28 miles) from the northern Gao region, AP reported.
--SPA
21:35 LOCAL TIME 18:35 GMT