MINUSMA Condemns Terrorist Attack Against Kangaba Camp
Bamako, 19 June 2017 - MINUSMA condemns in the strongest terms the revolting terrorist attack yesterday, 18 June, against the resort "Le Campement Kangaba", located East of the Malian capital. According to preliminary reports provided by the Malian authorities, a number of victims and injured have been reported. The final official record of the attack remains to be established by the Malian authorities.
MINUSMA expresses its deepest condolences to the governments and families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to the wounded.
All United Nations personnel are safe and sound. Four Mission personnel were slightly injured; they were evacuated on the evening of the attack.
MINUSMA congratulates the Malian security forces for their diligent efforts and underlines the importance of full cooperation with the relevant Malian authorities to ensure that those responsible for this heinous crime are identified and brought to justice.