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Second peacekeeper dies in Mali as UN admits failings

The UN said Tuesday a second peacekeeper had died following an attack on a base in northeastern Mali, as it reported serious failings in its most dangerous ongoing mission. More than 11,000 UN police and military are currently serving in Mali, attempting to guarantee security in lawless swathes of the vast Sahel nation. A UN statement released early Tuesday said "a second peacekeeper died overnight from his injuries," in the attack near the Algerian border.
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