Posted by: africanpressorganization | 27 August 2008

Sudan / UNMIS investigates a car accident inside its headquarters


Sudan /
UNMIS investigates a car accident inside its headquarters



KARTHUM, Sudan, August 27, 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ashraf Jehangir Qazi, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in Sudan, today expressed his concern over an unfortunate incident that took place inside the compound of the UNMIS Headquarters in Khartoum when a car belonging to an embassy reportedly hit two UN staff members.

The staff members Mohammed Mustapha Al-Sadig, 46 years, and Rifaat Al-Tayeb, 35 years, were given first aid treatment by UN doctors on site and then transported to a medical center in Khartoum, where they are reported to be in a stable condition but undergoing further medical checks.

According to standard procedures, UNMIS is carrying out an investigation into the incident.


SOURCE : Mission of UN in Sudan


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