India strongly condemns terror attack on Military convoy in Mali

India on Thursday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a convoy of the Malian Armed Forces on 19 August 2021 in the Mopti region in Mali that resulted in the killing of fifteen Malian soldiers.

“We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the soldiers as well as the people and the Government of Mali and wish for the speedy recovery of all the other injured soldiers,” the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

Fifteen soldiers were killed and a number of others injured in an ambush on a military convoy on August 19.

A car bomb exploded when the convoy passed, followed by a hail of bullets.