US News Mali: A UN plane misses its landing, 11 injured including a serious
Syria: three attacks in four days in Ras al-Ain, on the Turkish border
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An investigation will soon be ordered to clarify the circumstances of theACCIDENT - An investigation will soon be ordered to clarify the circumstances of the
incident A UN plane on Monday made a "hard landing" at Gao airport, north of. The 11 occupants of the craft, four passengers and seven crew members, were injured in the incident, according to a statement from the United Nations Mission in Mali.
The plane would have landed off-runway, a Minusma official said. Much of the white-cabin plane's fuselage, stamped with thelogo, has sunk into waterlogged ground from recent rains, according to photos circulating on social media.
Somalia: The US military recognizes the death of a civilian in an airstrike
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11 pessoas ficaram feridas, sendo uma em estado grave, em um acidente envolvendo um Antonov An-72TK-100 (RA-74044) at service da UN, próximo a Gao (GAQ), no Mali.
A aeronave, em operação há 26 anos, pousou deois dos limits da pista, com mau tempo.
????:- Portão 1 (@portaoum) The Minusma renewed for one year in Mali
According to an initial assessment, “a member of the 'crew was seriously injured and 10 people slightly,' said the UN mission in its statement. "plane suffered extensive damage" and the wounded "were immediately evacuated to the medical structures of the International Forces and the Minusma to receive adequate treatment".
An investigation will soon be launched to determine the cause of the incident. The Minusma was deployed in July 2013 in Mali after the takeover of the north of the country by. With around 13,000 peacekeepers, this is one of the most important missions of the United Nations. His mandate was renewed for one year at the end of June.
Lebanon: Hassan Diab announces the resignation of the government .
© Mohamed Akazir / Reuters Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab, at the government building in Beirut, August 10, 2020. Hassan Diab, the Lebanese Prime Minister, announced Monday 10 August the immediate resignation of his government. It was under pressure after the explosion at the port of Beirut on August 4, which claimed the lives of at least 160 people and left more than 6,000 injured. The accident is the result of "endemic corruption", in the words of the Prime Minister.