UN Mission condemns rocket attack against its camp in northern Mali

UN peacekeepers patrolling Tessalit, northern Mali. Photo: MINUSMA/Marco Dormino

29 December 2014 – The United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) strongly condemned today’s rocket attack on its camp in the northern city of Tessalit.

David Gressly, the Mission’s Office-in-Charge, said the perpetrators of these crimes must be brought to justice and reaffirmed the UN’s determination to continue its work for peace and stability in Mali.

According to preliminary reports, at least 9 rockets were fired at the camp, which the UN Mission shares with Malian army and French Barkhane troops. No casualties were reported.


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