Three soldiers killed in Darfur a peacekeeping force.
Khartoum, June 21 .- Three soldiers from a peacekeeping force of UN and African Union were killed in the Sudanese region of Darfur and another was seriously injured when attacked when they gave protection to a team of engineers.
The armed confrontation took place near the town of Nertiti, in West Darfur, according to said a spokesman for the peacekeeping, aika gold, mission known by the acronym UNAMID.
The spokesman did not identify the nationality of the victims, but it is a sector that is in charge of Rwandan military.
UNAMID is usually not immediately disclose the nationality of the casualties they have in combat.
According to an official of the peacekeeping mission, the attack was committed, buy darkfall gold, by some twenty assailants dressed in camouflage uniforms, but the note does not focus on that group may belong to the attackers.
The armed clash continued for nearly an hour. Among the attackers were three deaths, while the rest fled the scene in a stolen SUV.
On 7 May, two Egyptian soldiers of the peacekeeping contingent, aika gold, and three others were wounded in an attack on a convoy of these international peacekeeping forces in the vicinity of the town of Ketil, in southern Darfur.
With today's victims, as are 24 military and three members of UNAMID police officers who die in attacks in Darfur, as I recall the statement of the mission of peace.
This joint peacekeeping mission began to operate from a Security Council mandate of the UN adopted July 31, 2007. They are about 17,000 the number nearly 5,000 military and police.
The Darfur conflict erupted in February 2003 when various rebel groups took up arms in protest against the marginalization to which they were subjected.
Since then, more than 300,000 people have died and almost three million have been forced to flee their homes, according to the UN.