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Eleven people were injured after a UN plane landed in Mali

August 4, 2020

Eleven people were injured on Monday after a plane landed by the United Nations’ multi-dimensional integrated stabilization mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Gao, northwest of the country.

In a statement, MINUSMA stated that the incident occurred at 10:15 a.m. (local time) and that four people, who were part of the staff of the United Nations and seven members of the United Nations, traveled by plane that departed from Bamako. Crew.

One crew member was “seriously injured” while the remaining ten people were “slightly injured”. All were “immediately” evacuated to international armed forces health centers and MINUSMA to receive medical assistance. The aircraft has now suffered “great damage”.

Eleven people were injured after a UN plane landed in MaliEleven people were injured after a UN plane landed in Mali

The Mali mission has assured that an investigation will be ordered “as soon as possible” to determine the cause of the incident. At the same time, the head of MINUSMA, Mahamat Saleh Annadif, wanted a “quick recovery” for the wounded.

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