Four Cambodians working for the United Nations have been injured in a car bomb attack in Mali, according to Defence Ministry official.
Defence Ministry spokesman General Chhum Sucheat said on his Facebook today that four Cambodians were among the 14 wounded people in a car bomb attack carried out by rebel group in the city of Gao, Mali at about 8 pm on Monday.
The bomb attack has killed at least two Malians, he said.
“Four Cambodian people working at the United Nations were injured. One sustained a serious injury while three others were slightly wounded,” Gen Sucheat said.
“Cambodian peacekeepers who are on a mission in the area have not been injured,” he said.
He said that one of the four injured includes Phin Sarann, a former CMAC staffer working as an interpreter with UNMAS, the UN’s mine-clearing operation. Mr Sarann had injuries on his rib and head.
Gen Sucheat said that three others who sustained minor injuries are Hul Sokeng, Ream Dy and Sam Ratha.