Darfur peacekeepers seized at gunpoint

Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Two police advisors with the African Union - United Nat ions Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) were abducted in Nyala, South Darfur, Saturday, f orce commanders said.
The officers, who had been walking to a UNAMID transport dispatch point, were 10 0 metres from their residence in the city's Almatar area when they were blocked b y three individuals in a four-wheel drive vehicle, UNAMID said in a statement.
The perpetrators seized the peacekeepers at gunpoint and sped off with them.
An investigation into the incident is underway by Government authorities and UNA MID.

14 august 2010 15:35:00




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