Indian Peacekeepers

  • 6 Indians injured in Central African Republic reach Delhi April 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The six Indian nationals injured in a shooting in the Central African Republic in March have been brought here this morning and are receiving treatment in AIIMS. The injured were brought in a special French military flights from Chad, where they had been receiving medical treatment earlier, sources...
  • Slain Indian soldiers in South Sudan were outnumbered April 12, 2013

    Juba: The killers in the tragic ambush of UN peacekeepers in South Sudan, that claimed the lives of five Indian Army personnel on Tuesday, not only outnumbered their target six times over but were also armed with sophisticated weapons, eyewitnesses said. In comparison, the convoy of 35 UN peacekeepers from...
  • 5 Indian soldiers killed in Sudan laid to rest with full state honours April 11, 2013

    Five Indian Army personnel, including a Lt Colonel were killed and four injured during a UN peacekeeping mission when their 32member convoy was attacked. ...
  • Proud of them, say families of Indian peacekeepers killed in South Sudan April 11, 2013

    Five Indian Army personnel, including a Lt Colonel, were killed during a UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan. The bodies of the martyrs arrived in Delhi on Thursday morning and are expected to given military state honours. ...
  • UN chief condemns killing of Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan April 10, 2013

    UN Secretary General Ban Kimoon on Tuesday strongly condemned the killing of five Indian Army personnel in an attack on a convoy of a UN mission in South Sudan, saying that such an act was a war crime and its perpetrators should be brought to justice. Five Indian Army personnel,...
  • Congo: 6 Indian UN peacekeepers wounded in ambush October 19, 2012

    United Nations: Six Indian peacekeepers and a local interpreter, serving with the United Nations mission in strifetorn Congo, were wounded when their patrol was ambushed in what is being termed as a "targetted and deliberate" attack. The six peacekeepers were part of the Indian contingent serving with the UN Organization...
  • Indian peacekeepers warned over gold trafficking July 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Three Indian Army officers have been let off with a warning over allegations of gold trafficking while they were UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The allegations, first revealed by the BBC, were part of a wider investigation carried out by the UN. The UN has kicked...
  • BBC Report: IPKF in Congo traded drugs, gold April 29, 2008

    New Delhi: A BBC report has shocked the nation saying that some members of the Indian peacekeeping troops in Congo had direct dealings with the militia there. The report says some Indian troops traded gold and bought drugs from the militias involved in the Rwandan genocide. They also allegedly exchanged weapons...
  • Indian peacekeepers charged with corruption July 14, 2007

    Kinshasa: The United Nations is investigating allegations that Indian peacekeepers in Congo traded food and even military intelligence with Rwandan Hutu rebels in return for gold, UN officials said on Friday. The investigation is one of a series, including a probe authorised by UN SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon, into the 17,000strong UN...