Jordanian peacekeeper killed in Darfur

Jordanian peacekeeper killed in Darfur
# 29 December 2013 19:05 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. A Jordanian peacekeeper was gunned down by armed men in Sudan's Darfur on Sunday, the Public Security Department said, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

Major Talal Rjoub, who is serving Jordan's peacekeeping mission in Darfur was killed, it said in a statement, a copy of which was obtained by Xinhua.

An armed group opened fire at a UN convoy working in Darfur in south of Sudan, killing the Jordanian officer and another Senegalese peacekeeper.

The UN started an investigation into the case.

Jordanian peacekeepers are stationed in several parts of the world, mainly in the Congo, Liberia and Haiti.

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