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UN Chief: Killing of Peacekeepers Is War Crime

April 9, 2013

Killing peacekeeping personnel constitutes a war crime that can be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday.

Ban condemned the killing of five Indian soldiers and seven civilians of the UN Mission in South Sudan, and called for the government to bring the attackers to justice.

Source: Copyright 2013 dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH

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