UN peacekeeper killed in Mali attack

An attack in northern Mali on a UN patrol has lead to the death of one peacekeeper. The region is a hotbed for Islamist militants.
Ednews informs via CNN that a UN peacekeeper was killed during a patrol in northern Mali on Friday, the UN's MINUSMA peacekeeping mission said.
Four more members of the patrol were injured.
The attack took place in a region that has seen numerous violent incidents perpetrated by Islamist groups, some with links to al-Qaida and the so-called Islamic State (IS).