CARE Staff Member Killed in Darfur, UN Reports

An African Union armored vehicle in Gereida town in the southern Darfur region. A Sudanese national working for CARE International was killed in Darfur during an apparent robbery. Photo by: Derk Segaar / IRIN

A person working for the aid agency CARE International was killed in Darfur following an apparent robbery, according to the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in the Sudanese region.

The victim, a Sudanese national, was attacked Jan. 7 in the town of Gereida, the mission said in a statement e-mailed to Bloomberg.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.