25 March 2008 - PRESS STATEMENT - UNAMID Vehicle and Passenger Bus Collide in South Darfur
UNAMID Vehicle and Passenger Bus Collide in South Darfur Civilian Fatalities Reported
Nyala, S. Darfur, 25 March 2008 - A UNAMID armoured vehicle and a passenger bus collided near Nyala at 0930 hours, today. Initial reports suggest that one passenger and four pedestrians were killed, while another seventeen people were injured and taken to Nyala hospital for treatment.
The accident occurred when the UNAMID vehicle was on official mission, accompanying a humanitarian convoy.
UNAMID expresses its deepest condolences to the families of the victims.
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