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4 Bangladeshi peacekeepers hurt in Mali

  • Published at 01:36 pm February 16th, 2015

Four Bangladeshi peacekeepers have sustained critical injuries in an explosion at the Tabankort area in Mali on Sunday.

The injured are Major Ashraf (AMC), Major Shahriar (signal core), Major Tushid Barua (armoured core) and soldier Shariful (infantry).

An Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate press release confirmed this on Monday, reports BSS. They are now undergoing treatment at a French hospital in Mali, the release also said. The blast took place around 6:30pm local time when a patrol team of infantry division was patrolling the Tabankort area in Mali, the release added.