UN death toll in Afghan attack may hit 20, officials say

By REUTERS
April 1, 2011 20:41

 
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UNITED NATIONS- The United Nations death toll in an attack on the UN compound in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif could be as high as 20, U.N. officials told Reuters on Friday.

That figure, which is likely to change, includes international and local staff, UN guards and Nepalese Gurkha soldiers hired to protect the compound, UN officials said on condition of anonymity.

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