Wednesday, November 14, 2012 2:06 pm
UN: Staffer killed in disputed Abyei area of Sudan
The Associated Press
A spokesman for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that the U.N. chief condemned Tuesday's killing.
U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky told reporters that the staffer was shot during clashes around a mosque in Abyei, during which U.N. peacekeepers were called in to restore order. He said the circumstances were being investigated. The staffer was not identified.
The Abyei region is contested by both countries, and the border is largely unmarked. South Sudan became its own country last year.