A United Nations airplane is pictured at the international airport of Bamako, Mali on February 19, 2016. / AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA
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A soldier in the Chadian contingent of the U.N.'s peacekeeping force in northern Mali killed his own commander and an army doctor Thursday following weeks of tensions over living conditions, U.N. sources told AFP.The soldier had started an "insurrection" against the contingent's top brass the previous evening before shooting the two men dead, said a source within the U.N. force, known by the acronym MINUSMA.The man was arrested, along with a dozen other Chadian soldiers accused of "disobedience," at the contingent's base north of the city of Kidal.
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