The detonation of an improvised explosive device (IED) that targeted a military vehicle injured several people in the outskirts of Kidal on Monday, August 31. The blast reportedly struck a United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) vehicle in the Achantebaguite area of the city, near to a UN facility.
Similar attacks are possible in the area over the near term.
The security environment in Mali remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.
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