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18 September 1961:  Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld  and 15 others die in a plane crash near Ndola, Northern Rhodesia. The site of the 1961 plane crash near Ndola, in the country now known as Zambia. 19 August 2003:  UN headquarters in Baghdad destroyed by truck bomb. Secretary-General Kofi Annan consoles family of Sergio Vieira de Mello, Special Representative in Iraq. UN Staff in New York express dismay over Baghdad bombing. 11 December 2007:  UN complex in Algiers destroyed by bombing. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits Algiers bombing site. Secretary-General consoles boy who lost family member in Algiers. 28 October 2009: Two UNDP staff killed in Kabul attack. Colleagues pay tribute. 9 October 2009:  Eleven UN peacekeepers die in plane crash in Haiti. 12 January 2010: Hundreds of thousands of Haitians die in violent earthquake. 102 from UN die in quake, which collapses UN Headquarters. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at memorial service in Haiti for Special Representative Hedi Annabi and Deputy Special Representative Luiz Carlos Da Costa. Portrait of Hedi Annabi is recovered from the rubble of UN Headquarters.  It was found still hanging. 1 April 2011:  A crowd attacks the UN offices in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing three UN international staff and four international security guards. Staffan de Mistura (right), Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan, shoulders the casket of one of  the victims. A memorial ceremony  was held in Kabul by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan after the attack. 4 April 2011:  UN aircraft crashes in Congolese capital of Kinshasa, killing 32. 5 April 2011:  UNAMID Patrol ambushed in Darfur.  One peacekeeper dies.   These Officers were on patrol in Darfur one week earlier.
  • 18 September 1961:  Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld  and 15 others die in a plane crash near Ndola, Northern Rhodesia.
  • The site of the 1961 plane crash near Ndola, in the country now known as Zambia.
  • 19 August 2003:  UN headquarters in Baghdad destroyed by truck bomb.
  • Secretary-General Kofi Annan consoles family of Sergio Vieira de Mello, Special Representative in Iraq.
  • UN Staff in New York express dismay over Baghdad bombing.
  • 11 December 2007:  UN complex in Algiers destroyed by bombing.
  • Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits Algiers bombing site.
  • Secretary-General consoles boy who lost family member in Algiers.
  • 28 October 2009: Two UNDP staff killed in Kabul attack. Colleagues pay tribute.
  • 9 October 2009:  Eleven UN peacekeepers die in plane crash in Haiti.
  • 12 January 2010: Hundreds of thousands of Haitians die in violent earthquake.
  • 102 from UN die in quake, which collapses UN Headquarters.
  • Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at memorial service in Haiti for Special Representative Hedi Annabi and Deputy Special Representative Luiz Carlos Da Costa.
  • Portrait of Hedi Annabi is recovered from the rubble of UN Headquarters.  It was found still hanging.
  • 1 April 2011:  A crowd attacks the UN offices in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing three UN international staff and four international security guards.
  • Staffan de Mistura (right), Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan, shoulders the casket of one of  the victims.
  • A memorial ceremony  was held in Kabul by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan after the attack.
  • 4 April 2011:  UN aircraft crashes in Congolese capital of Kinshasa, killing 32.
  • 5 April 2011:  UNAMID Patrol ambushed in Darfur.  One peacekeeper dies.   These Officers were on patrol in Darfur one week earlier.
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