Four Sierra Leonean Peace Keepers killed in Darfur, Sudan

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The 160 man strong Sierra Leone Peace Keeping unit assigned to UNAMID lost four soldierson sunday to a bomb explosion. The men were assigned to UNAMID Deputy Joint Special Representive, Mohamed Yunis to escort him from Nyala International Airport to a Sector south of Nyala and the Kalma IDP camp. 

This unit has been in Darfur since December 2009, and will be “Relieved in Place” by a second batch of troops at the end of this month.

RIP