Pakistani peacekeeper killed ‘by members of an armed group’ in Congo

Naik Naeem Raza Died

A Pakistani UN peacekeeper, Naik Naeem Raza, was killed and another was injured when their covoy was ambushed by “members of an armed group” in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday, a statement published on the United Nations website said. Raza’s murder was confirmed by Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi. “One of our UN peacekeepers Naik Naeem Raza embraced [martyrdom] today in Congo. May Allah rest his soul in peace. And we pray that another of our soldiers who was injured fully recovers,” the ambassador said in a tweet…

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