Senegal peacekeeper dies after Darfur car-jacking

Friday, January 2, 2009
A Senegalese peacekeeper has died after armed men shot him in the leg when they seized his car in Sudan's Darfur region, officials said.The soldier serving in the United Nations/African Union UNAMID force was shot in North Darfur's capital El Fasher on Saturday and died from his wounds in a Khartoum hospital, they added.The shooting in El Fasher market brought the number of UNAMID personnel killed in accidents or action this year to 17.