U.N. peacekeeper killed during clash in Central African Republic


April 11 (UPI) — The United Nations has condemned an attack that killed a Rwandan peacekeeper and wounded eight others in the Central African Republic on Tuesday.

The death was the result of an exchange of gunfire between U.N. peacekeepers and armed militants after the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission launched an operation, a spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement.

“The Secretary-General offers his deepest condolences to the family of the bereaved, as well as to the Government of Rwanda, and wishes a swift recovery to the injured,” the spokesman said. “The Secretary-General recalls that attacks against United Nations peacekeepers may constitute a war crime and calls on the Central African Republic authorities to investigate them and…

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