Two Moroccan PeaceKeepers Killed in CAR

The UN says the peacekeepers were ambushed by suspected Anti-balaka fighters in the town of Banagassou, 700 kilometres east of the capital Bangui, as they stocked up on water to deliver to the population.



  • Central African Republic:   Anti-Balaka Ambush Kills Two UN Peacekeepers

    Al Jazeera, 25 July 2017

    Suspected Christian fighters killed two Moroccan peacekeepers from the United Nations mission in the Central African Republic on Tuesday, the mission said, in the second deadly… Read more »

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  • Central African Republic:   Moroccan Peacekeeper Killed, Three Wounded in CAR - UN

    Al Jazeera, 24 July 2017

    An ambush killed a Moroccan peacekeeper and wounded three others on Sunday in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said, blaming pro-Christian armed groups for the… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   UN Peacekeeper Killed By Militias in Central African Republic

    Focac, 25 July 2017

    A Moroccan peacekeeper has been killed and three others injured in an ambush in the southern city of Bangassou in Central African Republic, local media reported on Monday. Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   UN Chief Condemns Killing of Peacekeeper

    UN News, 24 July 2017

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the killing of a UN peacekeeper on Sunday in the Central African Republic, urging the country's authorities… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   UN Warns Peace at Risk

    VOA, 27 July 2017

    A new bout of violence in the Central African Republic, where two Moroccan peacekeepers were killed Tuesday, risks derailing years of efforts to restore a fragile stability, the… Read more »