The United Nations Mission in Mali announced on Saturday that four members of its delegation have been killed and injured when an explosive device exploded in this country.

Iran PressAfrica:  A bomb blast near the northern city of Tessalit has killed at least one UN staff and injured three others, the UN Mission in Mali said in a statement on Saturday.

So far, no individual or group has claimed responsibility for the blast.

Mali has been plagued by coups and insecurity since 2012, followed by the rise of terrorist groups. 219