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Five Indian Army peacekeepers killed in South Sudan: ministry

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    Five Indian Army peacekeepers killed in South Sudan: ministry

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    Five Indian Army peacekeepers escorting a United Nations convoy in South Sudan have been killed in an ambush by rebels, the Indian foreign ministry announced on Tuesday.


    “Five peacekeepers from India with UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan) killed in ambush in Jonglei,â€￾ foreign ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin wrote on Twitter. Incident took place around 8.30 am this morning .
    He confirmed the deaths to AFP and said the soldiers had been killed while “escorting a UN convoyâ€￾. Around 2200 Indian army personnel are in South Sudan , 5 killed included LT Colonel , Junior commissioned officer (JCO) and three jawans and four more have reportedly been injured in this ambush . more information are awaited.

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