UN: (UN condemns killing of Pakistani peacekeeper in Congo)

ISLAMABAD: United Nations (UN) has condemned killing of a Pakistani peacekeeper in Congo who was ambushed near Lulimba.

In a statement, UN Spokesman said Secretary General António Guterres has also condoled with the family of the deceased and people and Government of Pakistan.

The Secretary-General said the attackers should be brought to justice. Another Pakistani peacekeeper was also wounded in the attack.

Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi in a tweet message said Pakistan’s peacekeepers will continue efforts to uphold international peace and security despite the attack.

She prayed for the martyred peacekeeper Naik Naeem Raza and early recovery of the injured soldier.