AsianetApril 10, 2013 17:01
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condemned the killing of peacekeepers in an ambush in the east part of South Sudan, saying he was "appalled" by the incident.
Ban was "appalled by the attack on an UNMISS (UN Mission in South Sudan) convoy this morning," said a statement issued here by Ban's spokesperson.
"He condemns in the strongest terms the killing of five Indian peacekeepers and two UNMISS national staff and five civilian staff contractors in Gumuruk, Jonglei state, South Sudan," said the statement.
The UN mission in South Sudan said in an earlier statement