UN condemns attack on its helicopter in Côte d’Ivoire

A helicopter belonging to the UN Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) was shot at while on a reconnaissance flight above the town of Duekoué in the western part of the country.

Helicóptero de UNOCI

UNOCI helicopter

It happened Monday according to UNOCI which says elements of the Forces Républicaines de Côte d’Ivoire (FRCI) fired at the helicopter, but failed to hit it.

UNOCI says the attack against its peacekeepers could be considered a war crime. It wants authorities to identify those responsible, so that they can be held accountable for their action.


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