Saturday, June 9, 2012

Ivory Coast, 7 Nigeriens U. N. peacekeepers killed in ambush

An ambush on U.N. troops in the Ivory Coast left seven peacekeepers from Niger dead, a mission spokesman stated. The ambush took place in the nation's western region near the border with Liberia, in the city of Tai. The attackers are yet to be identified.

Source: CNN


  1. They weren't Nigerians. They wee Nigeriens. I hope you can see the difference. Thanks.

  2. Dear Anonymous: According 'Daily Times Nigeria' and '', they were Nigerians. Please see links below: and . However, CNN said 'from Niger', so I'm going to stick with that. It was conflict of sources.

    Thanks for your observation.