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UN peacekeeper killed in Darfur ambush

Rueters Africa  United Nations February 29, 2012

A U.N.-African Union peacekeeper was killed and three others were wounded in Sudan’s conflict-torn western Darfur region on Wednesday when their patrol was ambushed, the United Nations said.

“A patrol moving from Nyala to Shearia in south Darfur was ambushed at Baraka village. The initial reports indicate that three peacekeepers were wounded and one was killed,” said U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky. No further details were available.

March 1, 2012 - Posted by | Africa, United Nations | , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. What are the names of the UN peacekeeper killed and the three injured in Darfur?

    Comment by CJ Schneider | March 2, 2012 | Reply

  2. Were the UN Peacekeepers from the US. Any news on the names?

    Comment by C. Schneider | March 4, 2012 | Reply


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