Leader of Ukraine’s UN peacekeeping mission in Cote d’Ivoire was wounded during the terrorist attack of al-Qaeda in Grand-Bassam city. The Consulate Service Department of Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry reported that at least twelve people were killed during the attack.
According to Aiman Zakher, Ukraine’s Consul General in Abidjan, Major Olena Lyakhova was wounded in the face. As of small hours of Monday, she was in the hospital. The doctors say her injuries are not life-threatening.
As of late hours of Sunday, there was no information about possible casualties among other Ukrainian citizens in the terrorist act in Grand-Bassam.