Landmine explosion kills four UN peacekeepers in Mali

A landmine explosion in northern Mali has killed four United Nations peacekeepers, a spokesperson for the UN mission in Mali said.

Four UN soldiers have been killed in an explosion in Mali. Credit: Reuters

Another 15 people have been wounded when the explosion struck a convoy they were travelling in.

"It was a convoy that left Kidal and was heading to Aguelhok that hit a mine," Olivier Salgado told Reuters.