The UN force in the Central African Republic Tuesday found three peacekeepers dead in the southeast of the country following an attack on their convoy Monday after announcing earlier Tuesday the Cambodian Battalion soldier was killed in the attack.
ISAF said it “deeply regrets to confirm the deaths of three of the four soldiers missing since the attack. While the fourth is still missing, “further research.
She said eight assailants were killed in the crossfire, adding elements of anti-Christian militia balaka majority, which led its dispute with Muslim rebels Celica mostly plunged in chaos since 2013.
The attack occurred at approximately 20:00 (19:00 GMT) Monday evening in the village of yoghovongho, more than 470 kilometers east of Bangui, on the border with Congo.
ISAF announced Tuesday morning killed the first Cambodian nationality during the attack and the loss of four “families”, along with the eight peacekeepers were injured, one is Cambodian and the others are Moroccan.