Ten people were killed and 25 wounded in an attack on the United Nations base in the northern part of Mali. All of them were working for peace mission there. 13 thousand people of the United Nations are employed in the ongoing mission in Mali. In April last year two UN personnel were killed in the attack on this base. In the attack on Sunday morning, the Allhawk Base, located near the Algerian border, was targeted. The attackers are being associated with the Islamic terrorist organization.
Many militants killed in counter-attack
A diplomat working in northern Mali told that many attackers were also killed in the attack. It is reported that terrorist attacked on Sunday morning. The United Nations started a peace mission in northern Mali when Islamic militants had captured it here in 2012. In 2013, they were expelled by the French army.
Peace settlement in 2015
In 2015 a peace agreement was held between the Bamako government and Islamic militants. Its purpose was to establish peace in Mali. But later it failed. They also attacked Burkina Faso and Niger. While violence continues, the US has criticized the Mali government with France.
Bomb blasts in Syria
Many people died in the bomb blast near the Military Intelligence Office in the Syrian capital. The agency says that a terrorist has also been arrested by the security forces, but it is not known whether the attack was suicideattack or not. So far, it is not clear how many people are killed in the bomb blast.