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World Mali. Three Malian soldiers killed by an improvised explosive device

17:25  22 january  2021
17:25  22 january  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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PARIS (Sputnik) - Three French soldiers have been killed after their armored vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Mali on Monday morning, the Elysee Palace's press department said.

Three French soldiers have died on Monday in Mali as their armored vehicle has been hit by an improvised explosive device in a military operation aiming at fighting Islamist extremists in Africa's The rebels regrouped in the desert and now launch frequent attacks on the Malian army and its allies.

Des soldats maliens patrouillent avec des forces de l’opération Barkhane dans les rues de la ville de Menaka, au Mali, en mars 2019. Photo d’illustration. © DAPHNE BENOIT / AFP Malian soldiers patrol with forces from Operation Barkhane in the streets of the town of Menaka, Mali, in March 2019. Illustrative photo.

The three members of the National Guard were killed when their vehicle hit an explosive between Koro and Mondoro, near the border with Burkina Faso.

Three Malian soldiers were killed Thursday in the center of the country by an improvised explosive device attributed to the jihadists , we learned Friday from military sources.

The three members of the National Guard, one of the corps of the Malian army, were killed when their vehicle hit an explosive between Koro and Mondoro, near the border with Burkina Faso , in the center from Mali, one of the hotbeds of the polymorphous violence that is plaguing the Sahel, two military officials said on condition of anonymity.

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Three French soldiers were killed in Mali on Monday after their armored vehicle struck an improvised explosive device ( IED ) during a counterterrorism operation in the West African country, the French government said. The soldiers were killed while conducting operations in central Mali as part of the

Two French soldiers died in Mali when their armoured vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device . The two were in Menaka collecting intelligence, the French presidency said. It came days after three other French soldiers died in a similar way. France has 5,100 troops in the Sahel region which

The attack left five others injured, they said. One of them is in critical condition, a doctor said, also on condition of anonymity.

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Thirteen soldiers have been confirmed killed following a collision between two French military helicopters during a raid on jihadists in Mali . France was already reeling from the loss of Brigadier Ronan Pointeau who was killed in Mali earlier this month when an improvised explosive device

These soldiers are the last to die from improvised explosive devices, one of the jihadists' weapons of choice against the armed forces in the sub-region.

Five peacekeepers from the UN mission in Mali (Minusma) were killed in January in attacks involving such devices. Before them, the IEDs caused the deaths of five soldiers from the French anti-jihadist force Barkhane on December 28 and January 2.

On Monday, it was in Niger, another Sahelian country shaken by jihadist acts, that an artisanal mine killed four soldiers of the national army in the south-east near Nigeria.

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© MICHELE CATTANI / AFP Minusma peacekeeper vehicle between Mopti and Djenné, in central Mali, April 28, 2019 (photo illustration). On January 3, around 20 people were killed in air strikes. Several NGOs then called for an independent investigation. The Malian and French armies claim to have targeted jihadists, but witnesses, interviewed by some media, NGOs and civil society organizations, say that it is a marriage that has been affected.

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