Three people was killed by a rocket attack on a UN peacekeepers’ base in northern Mali, the UN says.
Eight days ago, gunmen attacked a hotel in the capital, Bamako, taking scores hostage. Twenty-two people were killed.
Two UN peacekeepers from Guinea and a civilian contractor were killed in the attack in Kidal, officials said.
The peacekeeping mission in Mali was approved in 2014 after France led a military campaign to drive out Islamist militants from the north.
The Minusma force comprises some 10,000 soldiers from dozens of different contributor countries – the majority from Mali’s west African neighbours.