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Hespress – AFPFriday, November 25, 2022 – 02:03 PM

A Moroccan soldier from an international peacekeeping force was killed on Thursday in an attack in the south-east of the Central African Republic, which has been in a civil war since 2013, the United Nations announced today, Friday, without identifying the attackers.

The United Nations Mission in Central Africa (MINUSCA) said in a statement that “one of the ‘blue helmets’ from the Moroccan battalion (…) died in an attack on Thursday morning at Obo airport while he was with other elements of his unit, ensuring the protection of the perimeter of the airfield for landing “aircraft.

The UN mission deployed a peacekeeping force in 2014 and today has more than 14,000 troops.

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