Posted by: africanpressorganization | 16 August 2010

UNAMID peacekeepers abducted in South Darfur




UNAMID peacekeepers abducted in South Darfur



EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, August 16, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Two police advisors with the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) were abducted in Nyala, South Darfur, at approximately 07:55 hours today.

The officers, who had been walking to a UNAMID transport dispatch point, were 100 meters from their residence in the city’s Almatar area when they were blocked by three individuals in a 4 x 4 vehicle. The perpetrators seized the peacekeepers at gunpoint and sped off.    

An investigation into the incident is underway by Government authorities and UNAMID.



United Nations – African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)


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