US seek probe into death of Indian peacekeepers in Congo

United States condemned the death of three Indian peacekeepers in Congo.

Written by Agencies | Washington | Published: August 20, 2010 10:06:44 am

Condemning the death of three Indian peacekeepers in Congo,the United States has sought a full investigation into this attack on the United Nations peacekeepers and bring to book those responsible for the act.

“We condemn in the strongest terms these attacks and call on the Government of the Congo to conduct a full investigation and to ensure the perpetrators are swiftly brought to justice,” State Department spokesman P J Crowley said.

The US is saddened to learn about the attack on UN peacekeepers in the Congo,he said,adding that this attack resulted in the loss of three Indian soldiers with seven wounded.

“We obviously convey our sympathies to the families and friends of those killed as well as to the Government of India. We are continuing to be grateful for the ongoing support that India is showing to this UN peacekeeping operation,” Crowley said.

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