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MINUSMA targets several attacks in a few days

(B2) Several MINUSMA camps have been targeted by attacks in recent days. A convoy was also attacked, causing human damage.

A convoy targeted by fire

On December 3, a MINUSMA convoy rallying Kidal to Gao was attacked “ by unidentified elements “, indicated the mission on its account Twitter. A civilian contractor was killed, another evacuated.

Three camps attacked in three days

On December 4 in the early afternoon, a mortar attack hit the Blue Helmet camp in Kidal – without causing damage. The same day, an attack also targeted the Ansongo camp, north of Gao. The next day, December 5, Camp Castor, located in Gao, was targeted by mortar fire. On December 6, it was the multinational base of Ménaka which came under rocket fire, indicates the Swedish Ministry of Defense.

(Helen Chachaty)

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