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Jordanian peacekeeper killed in Mali, 2 others injured

By JT - Jun 01,2022 - Last updated at Jun 01,2022

In this file photo taken on July 16, 2016 shows a soldier of the United Nations mission to Mali MINUSMA standing guard near a UN vehicle after it drove over an explosive device near Kidal, northern Mali. A Jordanian peacekeeper was killed and two others injured while on duty in Mali, a source at the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army said on Wednesday (AFP photo by Souleymane Ag Anara)

AMMAN — A Jordanian peacekeeper was killed and two others injured while on duty in Mali. 

Sergeant Ali Jawabreh died and sergeants Suhaib Zu’bi and Ahmad Qablan were injured during an armed attack while on patrol as part of the Rapid Deployment Force Mali 2 with the peacekeeping mission in Mali, a source at the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) said on Wednesday. 

The JAF mourned the death of Sergeant Jawabreh and expressed condolences to his family. The JAF also wished the injured sergeants a speedy recovery. 

The JAF participation is part of its continuous role in international UN peacekeeping forces, offering aid to affected people in various conflict zones in the world.

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