Suicide Bombers Attacked A French Military Base In Gao, Mali


Later in the night on this day, 22nd July, 2019, alleged suicide bombers attacked the military base in Gao, Mali, of which six members of the Estonian Defence Forces(EDF) who as at the time of the bomb were serving with Malian troops got injured and needed medical attention.

The commander explained the EDF does not plan on sending the injured back home, as handover of the next planned is scheduled for August the following month. He states, “The problem is that they won’t be healed at the end of the mission”.

The attackers according to Col. Frederic Barbry, the French Military Spokesperson could not enter the base itself and so the attack took place at the entrance.


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