Following the discovery of mines, MINUSMA’s Force apprehended three individuals in Aguelhok on Monday, 20 April 2015.
All three are suspected of having prepared an attack with an explosive device.
Today, at around 11:30 a.m., a convoy of civilian MINUSMA contractors was once again attacked by assailants 30 kilometers west of Gao.
Preliminary reports indicate that at least one driver was assassinated and that his truck was burned afterwards.
Yesterday evening around 7 pm., a convoy of MINUSMA contractors was attacked by two assailants 15 kilometers west of Gao.
The assailants stopped the convoy and immediately killed the two drivers and subsequently set the trucks on fire.
At around 11:30 a.m. today, a suicide vehicle exploded at the entrance to the MINUSMA camp in Ansongo, in the Gao region, as it tried to enter.
The attack injured nine peacekeepers from the contingent of Niger, two of them seriously.
Bamako, April 5, 2015 - Around 6:00 this morning, at least three rockets were fired on the city of Gao. Preliminary reports indicate that one of the rockets hit a house, killing a women and injuring two civilians. They are currently being treated in the hospital of Gao.
Algiers, 4 April 2015 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Mr. Mongi Hamdi, has been in the Algerian capital since yesterday to consult with the Foreign Minister of Algeria, H.E.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of MINUSMA Mr. Mongi Hamdi, is deeply saddened by the killing of an employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the Gao region. During the attack another ICRC employee got injured.
Bamako/Geneva - 20 March 2015 : The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and the Office of the High-Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) publish Friday their first joint public report on the situation of human rights in Mali.