UN barge on Nile river near Rig Site machine gunned

18 May 1999

Sudanese co-pilot killed. Two wounded including expat aid worker. Wounded safely evacuated. Believed the shooting was an error. Caused NMH to evacuate Bentiu – IPC barge forced to close down.

Perpetrator: Possibly SSUM

Source: Lundin Diary of Events p 5, Aktbilaga 874, p 71

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