In Pics: Indian peacekeepers killed in South Sudan

India | | April 10, 2013, 1:10 pm
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Autopsy on the bodies of the five peacekeepers, who were killed in South Sudan on Monday, is expected to be carried out on Wednesday.

Autopsy on the bodies of the five peacekeepers, who were killed in South Sudan on Monday, is expected to be carried out on Wednesday.

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India is one of the major contributors to UN peacekeeping forces around the world.

India is one of the major contributors to UN peacekeeping forces around the world.

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Members of the UNSC have condemned the killing of five Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan. Since South Sudan has got independence in July 2011, it has witnessed ethnic strife.

Members of the UNSC have condemned the killing of five Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan. Since South Sudan has got independence in July 2011, it has witnessed ethnic strife.

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Lt Col and four other Indian peacekeepers were killed while escorting a United Nations convoy in an ambush by Sudanese rebels on Tuesday in South Sudan.

Lt Col and four other Indian peacekeepers were killed while escorting a United Nations convoy in an ambush by Sudanese rebels on Tuesday in South Sudan.