Sudan Arab Militia Assaults, Abducts UN Peacekeeper in Darfur

Sudan Arab Militia Assaults, Abducts UN Peacekeeper in Darfur
AP & Bloomberg ^ | July, 2008
Arab militia briefly abduct UN peacekeeper in Darfur Jun 18, 2008

KHARTOUM (AFP) — Armed Arab militiamen briefly abducted a member of the UN-led peacekeeping mission in Darfur on Wednesday, the latest in a series of attacks in the six months since the ill-equipped force deployed.

“A UNAMID staff member was abducted, stripped of official and personal belongings, and physically assaulted by members of an armed Arab militia,” said the joint United Nations-African Union mission in Darfur in a statement.

(Excerpt) Read more at afp.google.com

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601116&sid=awjE.2efkcdA&refer=africa

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