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UNSC calls on Congolese authorities to swiftly investigate the deaths of Indian peacekeepers

The Council members have sent their sincere condolences to India, Morocco, and the families of the victims.

Source: Wikimedia Commons

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) urged the Congolese government on Wednesday to quickly start an investigation into the killings of two Indian and one Moroccan peacekeepers, which happened on July 26, 2022 in North Kivu.

When the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the MONUSCO came under attack, two Indian members of the Border Security Force - head constables Shishupal Singh and Sanwala Ram Vishnoi, and a peacekeeper from Morocco were killed. India, a current non-permanent member of the Security Council, requested a meeting of the Council a few hours after the attack to discuss the circumstances.

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