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Czechs in Takuba confronted with an IED. No injuries

(B2) A Czech special forces military vehicle hit an IED (improvised explosive device) on Saturday morning (June 19) in Mali.

Vehicles of the Czech forces on patrol for EUTM Mali (Czech Army / B2 Archive)

« All the soldiers are fine. No one was hurt ", indicated the Czech army on Twitter. The vehicle " performed an operational task "as part of the Takuba task force without wanting to give" more information on the type of mission » performed.

According to Wassim Nasr, the incident took place near the Menaka camp.


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).