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UN Chief Slams Killing of Peacekeepers in Mali

Nine United Nations peacekeepers from Niger were killed and others wounded on Friday morning during an ambush in Mali about 15 kilometers east of Indelimane in the northern Gao region. Calling it “the deadliest attack committed” against members of the peacekeeping mission, a U.N. statement said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is “shocked and outraged.” The statement said “attacks on U.N. peacekeepers constitute a serious violation of international law” and called on armed groups in...

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