June 19, 2017 / 1:34 PM / a year ago

EU soldier, from Portugal, killed in Mali attack - Mogherini

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - A Portuguese member of the European Union’s military training mission in Mali was killed during a militant attack on a luxury resort popular with Western expatriates outside Mali’s capital Bamako on Sunday, the EU’s foreign policy chief said.

French soldiers stand around a United Nations vehicle following an attack where gunmen stormed Le Campement Kangaba in Dougourakoro, to the east of the capital Bamako, Mali June 18, 2017. REUTERS/ REUTERS TV

“The victim was a Portuguese colleague who was part of the European Union’s training mission in Bamako,” Federica Mogherini told a news conference at the end of an EU foreign ministers’ meeting in Luxembourg.

A Malian member of the EU’s delegation was also killed, Mogherini said.

Reporting by Robin Emmott

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