Friday, 6th August 2021

Two Sri Lankan peacekeepers killed in Mali

The Army said the armoured vehicle was targeted by a remote-controlled Improvised Explosive Device (IED), reports Xinhua news agency.

The statement said the attack killed an Army Captain and another soldiers. Besides, three more Sri Lankan military personnel were injured in the incident.

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Sri Lanka has deployed 200 soldiers for peacekeeping duties in the western African nation of Mali.



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