Friday, September 25, 2009
UN Police Officer was Shot Dead
A UN police officer in charge of the UN mission in Liberia (UNMIL) was shot dead Thursday, September 24, 2009, by an unknown assailant in a place in the outskirts of the capital Monrovia, said UN deputy spokesman Michael Saah. "There was one incident in Paynesville traffic lights at 00:20 local time this morning," Saah said. "An UNMIL police were killed in the incident. UNMIL is currently investigating the incident." One source close to the UN mission said it was the police officer from the Nepali contingent, but UNMIL did not give further explanation about the incident or the victim's nationality.