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Nine UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali Attack

Nine United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were killed in an ambush on their convoy on Friday, the deadliest attack on the U.N. mission in Mali yet, a spokesman for the mission said. Speaking in New York, Deputy U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq said the peacekeepers from Niger were traveling with a convoy from Menaka to Ansongo when they came under attack by unidentified, armed gunmen on motorbikes. “I am horrified by this cowardly act of terrorism. ... Once again, lives have been lost today in...

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