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Unidentified gunman kills peacekeepers in Mali, mission chief says

An unidentified gunman shot and killed two police officers from the United Nations' peacekeeping mission in Mali on Friday while they were on patrol near the city of Timbuktu, mission head El-Ghassim Wane said in a Tweet.

"I condemn this heinous act and wish a speedy recovery to the four other injured peacekeepers," Wane wrote.

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