Rwandan UN Peacekeeper Kills Four Of his Colleagues

A Rwandan UN peacekeeper in the Central African Republic has shot dead four of his colleagues and wounded eight others at their base before being gunned down.The UN said it was opening an investigation into the killings which it called the worst such incident to hit the peacekeeping mission in the country since it was deployed in September 2014.The shooting is said to have happened at the Rwandan contingent’s base in the capital Bangui and the reasons for the violence remain unknown.

MINUSCA was deployed in September last year following interreligious clashes that claimed thousands of lives [

MINUSCA was deployed in September last year following Interreligious clashes that claimed thousands of lives.

Known by its French acronym of MINUSCA, the mission was deployed last year following interreligious clashes that claimed thousands of lives. The force comprises 10,800 troops drawn from Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Morocco, Senegal, Pakistan, and Indonesia.

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