Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists attack UN base in north Mali, killing 10

RELIGION OF PEACE: Nusrat al-Islam says attack was response to Chad’s revival of diplomatic relations with Israel

he United Nations said peacekeepers had thwarted the attack, but 10 died and at least 25 were wounded. The dead peacekeepers were Chadian nationals.

No members of the Canadian Armed Forces were involved in the incident, the Department of National Defence confirmed to CBC News. 

A statement issued on Twitter from the Canadian Embassy in Mali said Canada “strongly condemns” the attack, and reaffirmed their support of the UN mission and the Malian people.