MALI

Jihadists claim attack on ICRC convoy

NEWS

March 31 st, 2015

A truck of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was attacked Monday, in northern Mali. The driver died in the attack. Gunmen opened fire on the vehicle that was heading toward Gao Niger's capital, Niamey, in search of medical equipment. The attack occurred about 40 kilometres from Gao. An employee of the Mali Red Cross was also injured and is in stable condition, said Yasmine Praz Dessimoz, head of ICRC operations in northern and western Africa.
 


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