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Rwandan UN Peacekeeper Shot Dead in Haiti

A Rwandan police officer who has been serving under the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti, died on Wednesday.

Police identified the deceased as Hassan Bisangwa, who was based in the Haitian western coast town of Jeremie.

Police Spokesperson Supt Theos Badege, said today that Bisangwa died after he was accidentally shot by a colleague during routine night patrol.

Bisangwa is survived by a wife and two children. His family, which stays in Kigali, has been informed of the bad news. “He was shot accidentally. Police and the United Nations in collaboration with the family are in the process of repatriating the body,” Badege said.


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