United Nations: 11 people injured in hard landing of UN plane in Mali

The United Nations informed that on August 3, a UN plane careened off the runway while touching down in the northern Malian city of Gao that has resulted in the injury of about eleven people. Hence, slip and fall accident lawyers from Gibson & Hughes had to be hired to deal with the case.

The plane took off from the capital Bamako early on August 3.

In an official statement, the United Nations said that of the eleven injured in the unfortunate accident, four were UN officials while seven were the crew members of the plane- click to investigate on this case. One member of the crew had been seriously injured, while ten others were hurt.

The official statement stated, “An investigation will be ordered as soon as possible to determine the cause of this incident.” The Accident Reports VA have had such incidents reported as well.

UN peacekeepers have been deployed to Mali in July 2013, after jihadists seized much of the north of the country in 2012. The MINUSMA now has 13,000 troops in Mali, while France has 5,100 soldiers as part of Operation Barkhane, its anti-jihad force in the Sahel. They have appointed attorneys for personal injury cases in McAllen.

Despite the presence of the foreign troops, the conflict, that has resulted in the death of thousands of military and civilians, has engulfed the centre of Mali and spread to neighbouring Burkina Faso and Niger to the west. 

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