Four peacekeepers killed in Darfur

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A peacekeeper convalesces in a hospital in El Geneina, West Darfur, after an ambush on his convoy the night before.

Four peacekeepers of the joint African Union /United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) in Sudan have been killed.

On the evening of 2 October, members of the Nigerian contingent were on a military patrol near the regional headquarters of UNAMID when they were attacked by unknown assailants.

Several more peacekeepers were wounded in the attack which has been strongly condemned by UNAMID.

UNAMID spokesperson Chris Cycmanik discusses the attack with Gerry Adams.

Duration: 2’23″

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